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Need a quick way to format a date in M-D.

Like this: Dec-05

Or, how can I select this format in a chart?

thanks

BobV

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Whats the field format ?


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Is thisw a DB Field? Or, a Amper Variable (Dialogur Manager)?
 
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Have a look at
DATETRAN


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Try this......

WMY/MtY = DATEXXXX;

where DATEXXXX is a smart date.


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TABLE FILE IBISAMP/EMPLOYEE
PRINT 
    COMPUTE HIRE_MDYY/MDYY = DATECVT(HIRE_DATE, 'I6YMD', 'MDYY') ;   
    COMPUTE HIRE_M-D/A6 = DATETRAN(HIRE_MDYY, '(MD)', '(t-)', 'EN', 6, 'A6');
BY LAST_NAME 
BY FIRST_NAME
BY HIRE_DATE
WHERE DEPARTMENT EQ 'PRODUCTION';
ON TABLE SET PAGE-NUM OFF
END


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Thanks all. This DATETRAN worked:

PMT_DATE_MD/A40=DATETRAN (INIT_PMT_DT, '(MD)', '(-t)', 'EN', 40, 'A40');
Results:
Jan-03, Jan-04, Jan-05 etc

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