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Knowing the Today's Day in COBOL

 
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raj_mainframe08

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 20, 2008 11:50 am    Post subject: Knowing the Today's Day in COBOL
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Is there any function in COBOL which tells what is the day today.

For Example: if today if SATURDAY, The cobol function displays SATURDAY
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 20, 2008 12:04 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

You can use the LE callable services CEEDATE / CEEDAYS.

Start here and navigate around for other info:
http://publibz.boulder.ibm.com/cgi-bin/bookmgr_OS390/handheld/Connected/BOOKS/igy3pg20/8.2.2.3?
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 22, 2008 12:16 am    Post subject:
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Or even simpler: ACCEPT weekday-number FROM DAY-OF-WEEK. You'll need a table of week days to convert weekday-number to a name.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 22, 2008 5:37 am    Post subject: Reply to: Knowing the Today's Day in COBOL
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Or even simpler: ACCEPT weekday-number FROM DAY-OF-WEEK.
Yup, as long as there is not a requirement that the function actually return the word for the day. . . icon_wink.gif

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