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How to identify a blank record in a dataset

 
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hariavinash

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 30, 2006 7:44 pm    Post subject:
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use X'40' (for spaces) in the offset check.
if its low/high values use equivalent hexa value.
eg: -
SORT FIELDS=COPY
INCLUDE COND=(10,1,CH,EQ,X'40')
END

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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 30, 2006 9:44 pm    Post subject:
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I want to know how to identify a Blank record in a dataset using DFSORT.


It depends what you mean by "identify". If you want to remove blank records from the data set, you can use an INCLUDE statement like this where n is the LRECL. Substitute a blank for b:

Code:

   INCLUDE COND=(1,n,CH,EQ,C'b')


C'b' is (one blank) is padded out to n blanks for the comparison.

If you want to do something else, you need to explain in more detail what you want to do.
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