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ZDateNull

Specify the $ZDATE response to an invalid value.

Synopsis

[Miscellaneous]    ZDateNull=n

n is either 1 (true) or 0 (false). The default value is 0.

Description

ZDateNull determines how a $ZDATE call responds when triggered by an invalid value. When this parameter is enabled, $ZDATE returns a null value. When this parameter is not enabled, it returns an error.

Changing This Parameter

On the Compatibility page of the Management Portal (System Administration > Configuration > Additional Settings > Compatibility), in the ZDateNull row, click Edit. Select ZDateNull to enable this setting.

Instead of using the Management Portal, you can change ZDateNull in the Config.MiscellanousOpens in a new window class (as described in the class reference) or by editing the CPF in a text editor (as described in the Editing the Active CPF section of the “Introduction to the Configuration Parameter File” chapter in this book).

To change this parameter for a single process only (as opposed to instance-wide), use the ZDateNull()Opens in a new window method of the %SYSTEM.ProcessOpens in a new window class. See the class reference for details.

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