DATE( SUBSTR( DIGITS( DateField ), 1, 4 ) || '-' ||
SUBSTR( DIGITS( DateField ), 5, 2 ) || '-' ||
SUBSTR( DIGITS( DateField ), 7, 2 ) )

This converts the numeric value to an ISO date format text string then converts that to a date with DATE().

Paul Morgan

Principal Programmer Analyst
IT Supply Chain/Replenishment

-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of James Lampert
Sent: Monday, May 09, 2011 2:32 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Another SQL newbie question

Anybody know of a good way to get an SQL DATE in a view, from a date
stored YYYYMMDD in a zoned decimal(8,0) in the PF?


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