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sorting a file that has a header and a trailer

 
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 04, 2006 1:44 pm    Post subject: sorting a file that has a header and a trailer
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I have one query..
how can i sort a file that has a header and a trailer without affecting the detail records in between. and the sorting must be done using jcl. anyone who could provide me the syntax..
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 04, 2006 9:59 pm    Post subject:
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The "Sort records between a header and trailer" Smart DFSORT Trick at:

http://www.ibm.com/servers/storage/support/software/sort/mvs/tricks/

shows how to do what you asked for.
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