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sindhu_raghu
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 19, 2009 6:09 pm    Post subject: How to display the system date and time in the map
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how to display the system date and time in the map initially when the application program is cobol?
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 19, 2009 6:11 pm    Post subject:
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Allocate a field for it in the MAPSCREEN and in the program use ASKTIME to get current time and date.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 19, 2009 6:18 pm    Post subject:
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what is wrong with using eibdate and eibtime?
they are already populated.
why incur the extra cpu resource for an asktime and format?
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 19, 2009 6:20 pm    Post subject: Reply to: cics-map
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i have used eibdate and eidtime but i cant interpret the date format
i want the date to be displayed in standard format
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 19, 2009 6:49 pm    Post subject: Reply to: How to display the system date and time in the map
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There are numerous date-formats as well as a time-format available from the FORMATTIME command. However, you need to issue an ASKTIME ABSTIME command beforehand. The overhead is negligible and their usage is very straightforward.

Review the applicable CICS Application Programmer Reference manual for the proper syntax and usage.

Click here -

http://ibmmainframes.com/manuals.php

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 19, 2009 6:50 pm    Post subject:
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EIBDATE is defined as PIC S9(7) COMP-3 .

The Fine manual states
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The date is in packed decimal form (0CYYDDD+) where C shows the century with values 0 for the 1900s and 1 for the 2000s. For example, the dates 31 December 1999 and 1 January 2000 have EIBDATE values of 0099365 and 0100001 respectively.


You just need to unpack using a suitable PICTURE.

Dick,

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what is wrong with using eibdate and eibtime?


Depending on when you access them, EIBDATE and EIBTIME fields may not be exact. The ASKTIME refreshes both.

Garry.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 07, 2009 3:35 pm    Post subject:
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You can use the following code:

EXEC CICS ASKTIME ABSTIME(WS-ABSTIME)
END-EXEC.
EXEC CICS FORMATTIME ABSTIME(WS-ABSTIME)
DDMMYY(WS-DATE)
DATESEP('/')
TIME(WS-TIME)
TIMESEP(':')
END-EXEC.

**
DDMMYY can be changed to DDMMYYYY etc
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 08, 2009 1:02 am    Post subject:
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Code:
05 WS-DATE-CURRENT.
  10 WS-DATE-CUR-CCYY.
    15 WS-DATE-CUR-CC         PIC 9(02) VALUE ZEROES.
    15 WS-DATE-CUR-YY         PIC 9(02) VALUE ZEROES.
  10 WS-DATE-CUR-MM           PIC 9(02) VALUE ZEROES.
  10 WS-DATE-CUR-DD           PIC 9(02) VALUE ZEROES.
  10 WS-TIME-CUR-HH           PIC 9(02) VALUE ZEROES.
  10 WS-TIME-CUR-MM           PIC 9(02) VALUE ZEROES.
  10 WS-TIME-CUR-SS           PIC 9(02) VALUE ZEROES.
  10 WS-TIME-CUR-MS           PIC 9(02) VALUE ZEROES.
  10 WS-TIME-LOC-ID           PIC X(01) VALUE SPACES.
  10 WS-TIME-GMT-HR           PIC 9(02) VALUE ZEROES.
  10 WS-TIME-GMT-MM           PIC 9(02) VALUE ZEROES.


then you can display it anyway you like on the screen.


Code:
MOVE FUNCTION CURRENT-DATE TO WS-DATE-CURRENT
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