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Format a DOS date as yyyymmdd

By Clinton Herring,

Do you run jobs that call BAT files where you wish you could include a formatted date stamp in the output name of an OSQL file? Well, you can using the DOS 'FOR' command. I named a variable FILEDATE and use it as:


(Note: A BAT file requires double %% in the 'FOR' command in order to work.)

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