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how can we read the 3rd, 5th, 12th records

 
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rajeshbalina

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 27, 2005 12:10 am    Post subject: how can we read the 3rd, 5th, 12th records
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how can we read the 3rd, 5th, 12th records in a flat file.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 28, 2005 7:52 am    Post subject:
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If it's a sequential file, read all the records and fetch only those required with a counter.

If it's random file, move 3, 5 and 12 to the Key field before fetching the records.

Better you refer good cobol manuals.
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