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How to get the dates which are having past 1 year in cobol

 
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sunnybunny

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2007 12:19 pm    Post subject: How to get the dates which are having past 1 year in cobol
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Hello friends,

For one of my requirement, I have to compare the dates in the following manner.

From the data base I will be taking date field (for ex: DATE-A).
I have to compare this field with current-date - 1year in cobol.
That means if the date in date field is less than the current-date - 1year
i ahve to process the record.

Can anyone let me know how to get the dates which are having past 1 year in cobol.

Regards,
Sunny.
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William Thompson

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2007 12:39 pm    Post subject:
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The current date is available in COBOL, and subtracting one from the year is a simple action.
The functionability you want is also available in the where clause of the database select without needing COBOL to calculate it.
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