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Can Sort the file using FILEAID Batch job?

 
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Sabry Krishnan L

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 20, 2007 1:32 pm    Post subject: Can Sort the file using FILEAID Batch job?
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I have a requirement to sort the input files based on the field which starts from 01 and has length of 5 chars...

Can this be done with the FILEAID Batch job??? (I have the option on DFSSORT but i need it fileaid)
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 20, 2007 3:05 pm    Post subject: Re: Can Sort the file using FILEAID Batch job?
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Sabry Krishnan L wrote:
I have a requirement to sort the input files based on the field which starts from 01 and has length of 5 chars...

Can this be done with the FILEAID Batch job??? (I have the option on DFSSORT but i need it fileaid)
Does the FileAid manual indicate that it can sort?
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Sabry Krishnan L

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 20, 2007 4:33 pm    Post subject: Re: Can Sort the file using FILEAID Batch job?
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No.... There is no option for it as for as i have explored... in my manual...
"Fileaid/MVS Batch referrence Manual"

Do anyone of you an option using which we can sort the files using Fileaid batch?!?
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 20, 2007 4:39 pm    Post subject:
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I have the option on DFSSORT but i need it fileaid
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There is no option for it as for as i have explored
I just don't understand your requirement to use a tool that can't fill your need? Can you enlighten me?
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 21, 2007 8:27 am    Post subject:
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Hello,

Please quote your requirement to use fileaid - i.e. what provided the direction that you must use fileaid?
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2007 2:42 pm    Post subject:
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We exploring the uses, advantages and disadvantages of the Fileaid. When i explored the fileaid referrence there were no information regarding the sorting option. so posted here to ensure whether there is one available or not!
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