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7.1.10 DATE-OF-INTEGER



The DATE-OF-INTEGER function converts a date in the Gregorian calendar from integer date form to standard date form (YYYYMMDD).

The function type is integer.

The function result is an 8-digit integer.


X If the DATEPROC compiler option is in effect, then the returned value is
X an expanded date field with implicit DATE FORMAT YYYYXXXX.


    ___ Format _____________________________________________________________ 
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   | >>__FUNCTION DATE-OF-INTEGER__(argument-1)__________________________>< |
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   |________________________________________________________________________|
argument-1
A positive integer that represents a number of days succeeding December 31, 1600, in the Gregorian calendar. The valid range is 1 to 3,067,671, which corresponds to dates ranging from January 1, 1601 thru December 31, 9999.


X >_Host_> Under OS/390 and VM, the INTDATE compiler option affects the
X starting date for the integer date functions. For details, see the
X IBM COBOL for OS/390 & VM Programming Guide. <_Host_<

The returned value represents the International Standards Organization (ISO) standard date equivalent to the integer specified as argument-1.

The returned value is an integer of the form YYYYMMDD where YYYY represents a year in the Gregorian calendar; MM represents the month of that year; and DD represents the day of that month.

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