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    Is there a CtoD() type of conversion to mm/dd/yyy Format of DDmonYY?
    ex: "12AUG10"
    CtoD() does not work:
    = {11/10/2010}
    = {12/10/2010}
    = {01/10/2010}
    = {01/11/2010}
    I wrote a Fn() that does it because I could not find any that worked in A5V9.
    First Love

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    Re: CtoD() of particular Format


    Last edited by Tbaker; 08-19-2010, 08:26 PM.


    • #3
      Re: CtoD() of particular Format

      As you did, I believe a UDF is necessary to accomplish what you would be nice to see your function for future reference....
      It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
      It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
      Henry David Thoreau


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        Re: CtoD() of particular Format

        = {08/12/2010}


        • #5
          Re: CtoD() of particular Format

          My eyes start to blurr over reading a string$ def more than about 10chr's with no spacing....BOOHOO.
          Yes, G
          You Did it. Meaning there is NO A5 conversion.
          I did a more general one that tests if a string was already converted, or if the dd Mon yy had spaces.
          	' For converting ddMonyy or ddMonyyy
          	' Arrives as CHR's: 02FEB07  12 SEP 10 etc. or nn/nn/nn n/n/nn etc.
          	option strict
          	dim ayr as c      'Year as c
          	dim nayr as n    ' Year as n
          	dim adpd as c   ' stripped of junk
          	dim Slsh as c    ' /
          	dim spc as c     'space
          	dim rtn as c      'finished return
          	Slsh = chr(47) ' /
          	spc = chr(32)
          	IF Slsh $ adpdat .and. len(adpdat)>5   ' 08/10/2010 or 2/8/79 already formatted
          		rtn = adpdat
          		goto THEEND
          	END IF
          	'------- Otherwise assume the ddMonyy or ddMonyyyy dd Mon yy or yyyy
          	adpd = REMSPECIAL(adpdat)      'Strip any spaces . or \ junk
          	nayr = val(right(adpd,4))      'ddMonyyyy
          	IF nayr > 0
          		ayr = right(adpd,4)
          		ayr = right(adpd,2)
          	END IF
          	rtn = substr(adpd,3,3)+ spc + left(adpd,2) + spc + ayr 'ddMonyy or ddMonyyyy
          	IF isdate(rtn)
          		ADPD2 = rtn
          	END IF
          END FUNCTION
          Originally posted by G Gabriel View Post
          = {08/12/2010}
          First Love