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Ralph_67

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 01, 2007 4:46 am    Post subject: Other Formats used in sort like CH and PD
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Could anyone tell me the different formats thats are used in sort other than

CH for character
PD for packed decimal
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William Thompson

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 01, 2007 5:01 am    Post subject: Re: formats used in sort
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Ralph_67 wrote:
Could anyone tell me the different formats thats are used in sort other than CH for character
PD for packed decimal
Spoon feed time, NOT!
going here: DFSORT/ICETOOL Reference Material would take you here: DFSORT Documentation which would take you here: http://publibz.boulder.ibm.com/cgi-bin/bookmgr_OS390/BOOKS/ICE1CA20/CCONTENTS which would take you here: FIELDS along with a lot of other neat sources of information..... icon_rolleyes.gif
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 01, 2007 9:31 pm    Post subject:
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Ralph,

All of the available DFSORT formats are described here:

http://publibz.boulder.ibm.com/cgi-bin/bookmgr_OS390/BOOKS/ICE1CA20/C.1?DT=20060615185603

The control statements where each format can be used is shown here:

http://publibz.boulder.ibm.com/cgi-bin/bookmgr_OS390/BOOKS/ICE1CA20/C.2?DT=20060615185603
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Ralph_67

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 01, 2007 11:20 pm    Post subject: Re: Other Formats used in sort like CH and PD
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Thanks a lot again Frank.

I am new to DFSORT and its really intresting
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