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How to delete a particular number of columns in a ps file us

 
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ksathishkumar4u
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PostPosted: Mon May 29, 2006 9:01 pm    Post subject: How to delete a particular number of columns in a ps file us
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Hi,

I want to delate a particular number of columns (say column 20 to 25) in a PS file .how it can ve done using JCL?


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PostPosted: Tue May 30, 2006 12:00 am    Post subject:
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try using SORT

and the OUTREC control stmt
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PostPosted: Tue May 30, 2006 1:29 am    Post subject:
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sathish,

You can "remove" columns using DFSORT, but exactly how depends on the RECFM and LRECL of your input file. For example, if you input file has RECFM=FB and LRECL=80, you could use a DFSORT job like the following to remove columns 20-25:

Code:

//S1 EXEC PGM=ICEMAN
//SYSOUT DD SYSOUT=*
//SORTIN DD DSN=...  input file (FB/80)
//SORTOUT DD DSN=...  output file (FB/74)
//SYSIN DD *
   OPTION COPY
   OUTREC FIELDS=(1,19,26,55)
/*
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