basic.conv.expression Definition/BASIC Program

basic.conv.expression

Command basic.conv.expression Definition/BASIC Program
Applicable release versions: AP, R83
Category BASIC Program (486)
Description any expression which evaluates to a valid processing code (conversion).
Syntax iconv(string.expression, conv.expression)
oconv(string.expression, conv.expression)
Options
Example
print oconv(time(),'mth')

Prints the system time using the "mth" Access processing code as a 
literal string.

conv.expression = 'd2-'
d = oconv(date(),conv.expression)

The "conv.expression" is the Access date processing code stored as a 
string in the variable, "conv.expression".

preci= '2'
scale = '4'
money = oconv(income,'mr':preci:scale)

The "conv.expression" is the compound string expression:

'mr':preci:scale

which results in the string, "mr24".
Purpose
Related basic.oconv
basic.iconv
basic.statements
expression
pc.text.extract
pc.mt
pc.d