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lekshmi_ci

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2007 2:31 pm    Post subject: How to filter fields from the input file using SORT
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Hi
I have an input file with records
10aaa200
01bbb290
30ddd300
i need only the second field(ie aaa,bbb,ddd) in the output file in the sorted format.
Please help me in resolving this

Thanks
LC
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murmohk1

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2007 2:40 pm    Post subject:
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Use OUTREC statement:

Code:
//SYSIN DD *
  SORT FIELDS=(3,3,CH,A)      * sort in ascending order
  OUTREC FIELDS=(3,3,80:X)
/*


Assumption your OP file is 80 in lenght
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2007 2:54 pm    Post subject:
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thank you Murali icon_smile.gif ..It worked
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2007 8:50 pm    Post subject:
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LC,

If you're not familiar with DFSORT and DFSORT's ICETOOL, I'd suggest reading through "z/OS DFSORT: Getting Started". It's an excellent tutorial, with lots of examples, that will show you how to use DFSORT, DFSORT's ICETOOL and DFSORT Symbols. You can access it online, along with all of the other DFSORT books, from:

www.ibm.com/servers/storage/support/software/sort/mvs/srtmpub.html
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