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NAGARJUN CARALAPATI

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 12, 2008 12:24 pm    Post subject: Want to get the date in Character format
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I want to get the date in Character format.

For example,

Todays date is 20080812.
I want the same date in August 12, 2008 format.

Is there any command in cobol to get the date in the above format.
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Bill O'Boyle

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 12, 2008 3:18 pm    Post subject: Re: Want to get the date in Character format
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Review the Language Environment Callable Service routines "CEEDAYS" (converts date to lilian days) and "CEEDATE" (converts lilian days to a date format, based upon specified picture clauses).

You'll find a large assortment of picture clauses, including the format with which you're asking.

Examples can be found in your applicable Language Environment Programming Reference.

Regards,

Bill
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