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Get system date into a specific format

Get system date into a specific format

Get system date into a specific format

(OP)
I used the following code to grab the current date (system date):
NOWDATE/A8 = TODAY(NOWDATE);

And it comes out as 12/10/03
However, I wanted to output the following format:
20031210..
Any suggestion is greatly appreciated.

RE: Get system date into a specific format

Try this

DATE1/I8=&YYMD;

If you want the date in alpha format do

DATE1/I8=&YYMD;
DATE2/A8=EDIT(DATE1);

Regards

Tewy

RE: Get system date into a specific format

(OP)
Thank you, it works great!!!

RE: Get system date into a specific format

Tewy is a little of on one thing. The alpha process could be:

           DATE2/A8='&YYMD';

and DATE1 would not be needed.

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