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nareshreddy.j
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 Posted: Fri Mar 09, 2007 7:43 pm    Post subject: How to find the difference between two dates in cobol how to find the difference between two dates in cobol?

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 Posted: Fri Mar 09, 2007 11:38 pm    Post subject: 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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 Posted: Fri Mar 09, 2007 11:45 pm    Post subject: Sure, but the complexity depends on what level of COBOL and LE you are at....
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