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file pattern (string)

I need to find out the files from the internal table which are in the given date range.

for example Files will be in the following format,

<b> fielname_YYYYMMDD</b>

here <b>yyyymmdd</b> is the date. If the date range is 20071002 to 20071004 then i need to fetch 3 files from the internal table. the files are

<b>filename_20071002

filename_20071003

filename_20071004</b>

can someone help me how to do this in an efficient way.

Regards,

Amal

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    Posted on Oct 04, 2007 at 10:30 PM

    Hi,

    Please try this.

    data: l_datum like sy-datum,
          l_date1 like sy-datum,
          l_date2 like sy-datum.     
    
    l_date1 = '20071002'.
    l_date2 = '20071004'.
    
    loop at itab.
      clear l_datum.
      l_datum = itab-file+9(8). 
     
      if l_datum between l_date1 and l_date2.  
        move itab-file to itab2-file.
        append itab2.
      endif.
    
    endloop.
    

    Regards,

    Ferry Lianto

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    Posted on Oct 04, 2007 at 10:29 PM

    Hi,

    Let's assume if you have v_date_low and v_date_high

    
    
    * Create a new intenral table to have the dates.
      DATA: t_date type standard table of sydatum.
      data: s_date type sydatum.  
    
      DO.
    
        if sy-index = 1.
          s_date = v_date_low.
          append s_date to t_date.
          continue.
        endif.
    
        v_date_low = v_date_ low + 1.    " Increment the date low
    
        s_date = v_date_low.
        append s_date to t_date.
    
    * Exit condition.
        if v_date_low = v_date_high.
          exit.
        endif.    
    
    
      ENDDO.
    
    ***Now you have all the dates in the intenral table T_DATE.
    
      LOOP AT t_date into s_date.
    
    * concatenate to get the filename.
        CONCATENATE 'FILENAME' s_date INTO v_filename.
    
    * Call the function module RZL_READ_DIR_LOCAL with the variable v_filename
    * to get the file contents.
    
    
      ENDLOOP.
    
    

    Thanks

    Naren

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