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How to find the difference between two dates in cobol

 
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2007 7:43 pm    Post subject: How to find the difference between two dates in cobol
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how to find the difference between two dates in cobol?
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2007 11:38 pm    Post subject:
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You can use


MOVE WS-CURRENT-DATE TO WS-CURR-DATE-2.
COMPUTE AS-OF-INT = FUNCTION INTEGER-OF-DATE (AS-OF-DATE).
COMPUTE AS-OF-JUL = FUNCTION DAY-OF-INTEGER (AS-OF-INT).
COMPUTE CURR-INT = FUNCTION INTEGER-OF-DATE
(WS-CURR-DATE-2).
COMPUTE CURR-JUL = FUNCTION DAY-OF-INTEGER (CURR-INT).
DIFF-DATE = CURR-INT - AS-OF-INT

note the julian day conversion.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2007 11:45 pm    Post subject:
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Sure, but the complexity depends on what level of COBOL and LE you are at.... icon_smile.gif
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