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Increase the time for each record of a NOMAD program

 
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Manikandan K

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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2007 11:40 am    Post subject: Increase the time for each record of a NOMAD program
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Hi,

Beccause of a NOMAD program, current date and time is included in all records of the output file. because of this there is removal of records in another program's output, which uses the previous output file as input.

i need to increase the time for each record in the first program through the code. i tried declaring a temporary variable and increased the time by the following .
&CTIME=&CTIME+1
where &CTIME,temporary variable, is declared as hh:mm:ss format.

but there is no change iin output.

could you please help with any other idea.
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dick scherrer

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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2007 7:23 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

I'd suggest you create a new little NOMAD program and test the date/time arithmetic you want to do. Once you have figured out the way to do it, put that code in the "real" program.
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2007 9:11 am    Post subject: Re: Increase the time for each record of a NOMAD program
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Dick,

The following is my logic in the program.

*declaring a variable &CTIME
*Defining &UTIME TIME in 'hh:mn:ss'
*moving &UTIME to &CTIME
*then, during processing of each record &CTIME=&CTIME+1

but this will increse the one in all the hh:mn:ss.
i need to incresa the second alone .....

for this how can i nicrease it.....
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2007 7:21 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

For working out something like this, i suggest using a small bit of code that is only for testing your requirement. With no other program logic to interefere, you can try various alternatives until you find sone that does what you want.

I have none of the NOMAD material here. If you do not have the documentation, i'd suggest you contact NOMAD support as they will tell yo how to get it.

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*declaring a variable &CTIME
*Defining &UTIME TIME in 'hh:mn:ss'
*moving &UTIME to &CTIME
. .&CTIME=&CTIME+1
may work, but i do wonder why the field you are incrementing is not defined as time also. If you are incrementing some numeric variable, how would NOMAD know to later use it as a date?
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