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DB2 Iseries Convet number to date value

jumpy262000
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Last Modified: 2010-05-18
New to DB2 Iseries V 8.0

I have a number field value that I would like to convert into a date.

The number field shows up as 70316, need it to read as 03/16/07.

I tried googling, just can't find the solution that I'm looking for.

Thanks

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you first convert it to char and the manipulate
example
if your column is col

select case when length(char(col1)) = 5 then
substr(char(col1), 2,2) || '/' substr(char(col1), 4,2) || '/0' || substr(char(col1), 5)
else
substr(char(col1), 2,2) || '/' substr(char(col1), 4,2) || '/' || substr(char(col1), 5)
end
from .....  

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received an error about 'substr' not a valid token.
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