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Date Convert
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Published: 10 May 2012
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Date Convert Published by: rpgprogrammer on 10 May 2012 view comments(4)

Is there any way we can convert a character field having Date '120511'(6A) to 20120511(8P 0)

 

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Posted by: Paulster
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Sweden and The Netherlands
Comment on: Date Convert
Posted: 5 years 17 days 22 hours 36 minutes ago

You mean by adding the century and making it numeric? Or by going though a proper date routine?

 

While the former is rather trivial, I think you'll find what you need on the latter option on the links below.

https://www.google.se/search?q=%25date&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-GB:official&client=firefox-a

http://www.mcpressonline.com/tips-techniques/ibm-i-os400-i5os/techtip-date-time-and-timestamp.html

 

And then there's the API way to go too, see link below.

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/iseries/v5r2/ic2924/index.htm?info/apis/ile4a1TOC.htm

 

Google's your friend...

 

 

Regards,

Paulster

Posted by: DaleB
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Reading, PA
Comment on: Date Convert
Posted: 5 years 17 days 15 hours 24 minutes ago

Might want a MONITOR around it, but how about %DEC(%DATE('120511':*MDY0):*ISO)?

Posted by: neilrh
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Jackson, MI
Comment on: Date Convert
Posted: 5 years 14 days 15 hours 27 minutes ago

Actually I think the character date is *YMD0 format, but Dale is correct on the rest.

Posted by: DaleB
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Reading, PA
Comment on: Date Convert
Posted: 5 years 14 days 15 hours 23 minutes ago

Oops