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Emptying a Column in a VSAM file

 
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Prasanthhere

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 23, 2006 4:01 pm    Post subject: Emptying a Column in a VSAM file
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I am having a vsam file and corresponding column say 5 or 6 columns are having values . I want to make all the records in that corresponding colums to space..

Can we do that with help of a sort utility

Thanks in advance
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 23, 2006 8:12 pm    Post subject:
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Yes. You can copy the VSAM file to another file and put spaces wherever you want them. For example, assuming your VSAM data set has fixed length records and you want to blank out data columns 11-15 and 21-25, you can use these DFSORT control statements:

Code:

   OPTION COPY
   RECORD TYPE=F
   INREC OVERLAY=(11:5X,21:5X)
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