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How to Convert Character field to COMP-3 field ?

 
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Payal Jain

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 19, 2006 1:20 pm    Post subject: How to Convert Character field to COMP-3 field ?
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I want to convert the input file of 60 length into file of 45 length using SORT.

1. Conversion of PIC X(9) to S9(9) USAGE COMP-3.
2. Eliminate the spaces(Filler)
3 Convert 10 characters of Date field to 8 Characters, eliminating '-'.


Input File:

field -1 PIC X(09)
FILLER X(01)
field -2 PIC X(09)
FILLER X(01)
field -3 PIC X(10)
FILLER X(01)
field -4 PIC X(07)
FILLER X(01)
field -5 PIC X(10)
FILLER X(01)
field -6 PIC X(10)

Output File:
field -1 PIC S9(9) USAGE COMP-3
field -2 PIC S9(9) USAGE COMP-3
field -3 PIC X(10)
field -4 PIC X(07)
field -5 PIC X(10)
field -6 PIC X(08)
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 19, 2006 8:33 pm    Post subject:
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Here's a DFSORT job that will do what you asked for:

Code:

//S1    EXEC  PGM=ICEMAN
//SYSOUT    DD  SYSOUT=*
//SORTIN DD DSN=...  input file (FB/60)
//SORTOUT DD DSN=...  output file (FB/45)
//SYSIN    DD    *
  OPTION COPY
  OUTREC FIELDS=(1,9,ZD,TO=PD,LENGTH=5,
                11,9,ZD,TO=PD,LENGTH=5,
                21,10,
                32,7,
                40,10,
                51,10,UFF,M11,LENGTH=8)
/*
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Payal Jain

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 20, 2006 9:45 am    Post subject: Thanks
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Thanks a lot Frank, It worked.
Last part i.e. UFF,M11 is not working and giving abend with syntax error. But i managed to do it directly.

thanks
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 20, 2006 8:36 pm    Post subject:
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In order to use UFF, you need z/OS DFSORT V1R5 PTF UQ95214 or DFSORT R14 PTF UQ95213. This PTF has been available since Dec, 2004.
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