Cobol - Extract Current Time

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klkemp100
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    How do you extract just the Current System Time in Lawson Cobol?

    I'm wanting to extract it and format it in HH24MISS format.

    Thanks!

    Ragu Raghavan
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      I beleive the variable HHMMSS is populated when the Cobol program kicks off. If this is a long running program,

      PERFORM 515-UPDATE-DATE-TIME.

      This will update the variable HHMMSS to current time.

      MOVE HHMMSS TO