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EnjoyMF

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 15, 2006 4:44 pm    Post subject: split a single record into multiple records
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Hi all

i need to split the records based on the length

Input ( lets say it's of length 160)
Record1
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAABBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC
Record2
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAABBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC
Record3
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAABBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC

Output ( 50 for each records so tatal 9 records)
Record1,2,3 based on 1st record of input
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC

Record4,5,6 based on 2nd record of input
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC

Record 7,8,9 based on 3rd record of input
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC



Can some one please explain how can this be done

Regards
Prasad
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William Thompson

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 15, 2006 5:28 pm    Post subject:
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You need to be a bit more percise, fixed or variable (the length of the Bs changed)? Are the splits always at the smae column?
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Arun Raj

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 15, 2006 5:46 pm    Post subject:
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Hi EnjoyMF

Can you be more clear on your problem.You want to split the record on the basis of length only or the content( A's and B's......)

Thanks
Arun
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Rajen

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 15, 2006 6:35 pm    Post subject: Re: split a single record into multiple records
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Hi Prasad,
From your input and expected output it seems like you want to write a new record whenever there is change in input charactor from your i/p record. If this is what you are asking for then tell me if the i/p is like

CCCCCAAAAAAAAAABBBBBBBBBB
BBBBBAAAAACCCCCCCCCCC

then what is your expected output?

Is it as shown below.

CCCCC
AAAAAAAAAA
BBBBBBBBBB
BBBBB
AAAAA
CCCCCCCCCCC

Here what i am asking is when you segregate records there may a case in which you have 2 charactor popping in your expected one by one.
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ajaygowda

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 19, 2006 7:03 pm    Post subject: Hey Buddy......!
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hey.........
U can use the SORT UTILITY for doin wat u hav described above...

//sysin dd *
option copy
outfil fnames=file1,include=(startin pos, length, type, key)
outfil fnames=file2,include=(startin pos, length, type, key)
outfil fnames=file3,include=(startin pos, length, type, key)
/*

try this out n reply back


regards
AJAY
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