Only issue is we are still at V5R1 on this particular box


On Fri, 14 Apr 2006 09:53:53 -0400, Michael_Schutte wrote
> DateMDY = %Dec(%Date(): *MDY);
> 
> Cool, I didn't realize they allowed this in V5R3... thanks
> 
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> Hi,
> 
> did you try the following:
> 
> Release V5R3M0 and higher:
> DateMDY = %Dec(%Date(): *MDY);
> 
> Release V5R2M0
> DateMDY = %Int(%Char(%Date(): *MDY0));
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> Mit freundlichen Gruessen / Best regards
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> Birgitta
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> Von: rpg400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:rpg400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx]Im Auftrag von Douglas W. Palme
> Gesendet: Freitag, 14. April 2006 15:10
> An: RPG Group
> Betreff: converting system date to integer
> 
> I am in need of converting a system date to a six digit numeric....
> 
> So if the system date is say 04/14/06 I need to convert it to a 
> 041406 numeric type...
> 
> I thought about doing it by using a move statement with *MDY in 
> factor one but I don't believe that will work as I would have to use 
> 10 digits for the date.
> 
> the problem is we have some display files that there is not enough 
> room to allow for a four digit year and I am not prepared at this 
> time to re-write the entire file.
> 
> Suggestions or hints?
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