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Easy method for converting legacy date values to Notes Date fields

This tip describes a method for converting legacy date values to Notes Date fields.

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In applications that use LEI to pull data from legacy system, date values come over as numeric values (20021006). To convert to a Notes date field, I simply add a computed date field to the form using the following value (where PHSDAT is the numeric field):

 t1 := @Left(@Text(PHSDAT);4); t2 := @Right(@Left(@Text(PHSDAT);6);2); t3 := @Right(@Text(PHSDAT);2); @TextToTime(t2 +"/"+t3 +"/"+t1)
This was last published in October 2002

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