> If I SET EPOCH TO 1970, will that mean that every date entered as say,
EPOCH 1970 = 100 years - 1970-2069
So any dates entered in the short format will default to that 100 year range.
You don't have worry about the spacing problem if you don't
SET CENTURY ON
as CTOD() and CTOD() always respect that setting unless specified in a picture
// You'll see the century digits
@ 5,5 SAY 'Date ' + DTOC( xyz->DATEFIELD ) PICTURE '99/99/9999'
It's data entry you need to look at and setting the EPOCH fixes that (in most
One exception would be DOB entry - might require 4 digit entry