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Changing a string in a flat file

 
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Prathap Pillai P

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2006 12:40 pm    Post subject: Changing a string in a flat file
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I have a string (say AA)in a flat file(not fora PDS member) and i want to change all the string starting with AA to BB.Is there any JCL utility to do the same.
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guptae

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2006 12:49 pm    Post subject:
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Hi Prathap,

please refer ur prev post.

http://ibmmainframes.com/viewtopic.php?t=14500&highlight=

Just give ur flat file name .
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Prathap Pillai P

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2006 2:02 pm    Post subject: Re: Changing a string in a flat file
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Hi Ekta

I tried that but it didnt work,So if u have any JCl for Flat files. Please send it across me.

Thanks
Prathap
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shreevamsi

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2006 3:59 pm    Post subject:
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IF there is FILEAID utility in your Shop, Try this JCL:

//**
//STEP010 EXEC PGM=FILEAID
//SYSUDUMP DD SYSOUT=*
//SYSPRINT DD SYSOUT=*
//SYSLIST DD SYSOUT=*
//SYSTOTAL DD SYSOUT=*
//DD03 DD DISP=SHR,DSN=XXX.XXXX.XXXX
//SYSIN DD *
$$DD03 UPDATE ME=9999,
EA=(1,0,T"TAX",C"TAX1")
/*

~Vamsi
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Prathap Pillai P

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2006 5:12 pm    Post subject: Re: Changing a string in a flat file
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Hey Vamsi,

Thanks its working
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 02, 2008 11:26 pm    Post subject:
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You can now use DFSORT's new FINDREP function available with z/OS DFSORT V1R5 PTF UK90013 (July, 2008) to do this kind of thing quite easily like this:


Code:

//S1   EXEC  PGM=ICEMAN                                         
//SYSOUT    DD  SYSOUT=*                                         
//SORTIN DD DSN=...  input file                                                   
//SORTOUT DD DSN=...  output file   
//SYSIN    DD    *                                               
  OPTION COPY                                                   
  INREC FINDREP=(IN=C'AA',OUT=C'BB')                               
/*


For complete details on the new FINDREP function and the other new functions available with PTF UK90013, see:

www.ibm.com/systems/support/storage/software/sort/mvs/ugpf/
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