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How to Convert edited numeric to Packed Decimal Using Sort?

 
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SathyaS

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PostPosted: Tue May 08, 2007 11:07 pm    Post subject: How to Convert edited numeric to Packed Decimal Using Sort?
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Hi,
I have a input file which has an amount field in the edited numeric format ' 00000005413.75'. I want to convert this into packed decimal. Is there someway to do it using SORT? I could find ways to convert PD to edited numeric and not the other way round. And my input format is not ZD.
Could someone help me out please?

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Sathya
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Tue May 08, 2007 11:25 pm    Post subject:
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You can use use DFSORT's UFF or SFF formats to handle values like that and TO=PD to convert to packed decimal. For example, if your character value was in positions 1-15, you could use these DFSORT control statements:

Code:

   OPTION COPY                           
   INREC BUILD=(1,15,UFF,TO=PD,LENGTH=8) 


For more information on DFSORT's UFF and SFF formats, see:

www.ibm.com/servers/storage/support/software/sort/mvs/pdug/
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