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DQC need help with date comparasion

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April 12, 2012, 11:16 AM
Brenda Wilkerson
DQC need help with date comparasion
I need to determine if my incoming date is between to dates in my table.(these are all DateTime format) I tried this I got semantic error.
InDate >= Date1 and InDate <= Date2

What can I use to test these dates. I have gone the help and found nothing so far.

WebFOCUS 7.7.03
Windows 7
April 12, 2012, 05:46 PM
Assuming this is with FOCUS code, then:

WHERE InDate GE Date1 and InDate LE Date2


WHERE InDate FROM Date1 TO Date2

What are Date1 and Date 2, are they amper variables ?


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June 08, 2012, 03:29 AM
Hi Brenda, DQC engine works using JAVA. Date comparisson can be done converting from dates to miliseconds, or to string with format yyyy-MM-dd.

Hope it helps.

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