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mbala2k4

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 08, 2006 11:15 am    Post subject: Sort on VSAM file
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Hi

I have one vsam file with the fields empno,empname,salary.
where as empno is the key field.now i want display the top ten salaried persons empno,empname,salary from that vsam file . how to do that?
i think now u all get the need for sorting the vsam files
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sril.krishy

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 08, 2006 12:14 pm    Post subject:
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Hi,
What you need to do is sort the VSAM file on SALARY field in decending order and then use the STARTREC command to get the filrst 10 records.

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Krishy
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 08, 2006 9:12 pm    Post subject:
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What is the position, length and format of the empno field?
What is the position, length and format of the empname field?
What is the position, length and format of the salary field?
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 08, 2006 9:12 pm    Post subject:
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then use the STARTREC command to get the filrst 10 records.


That would be ENDREC, not STARTREC.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 09, 2006 1:16 pm    Post subject:
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Thank you Frank for correcting me.

Thank you
Kirshy
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