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Madhu Reddy
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 07, 2007 11:09 am    Post subject: How to do this thru Sort or any other utility
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Hi,

I have one file with one rec of rec length = 100 and i want to copy this rec to another file havig rec length= 101 and at the same time i have to place x in the 101 position.

Please let me know how to do this thru Sort or any other utility.

Thanks
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muthuvel

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 07, 2007 11:30 am    Post subject: Re: place data
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Use Outrec parameter in the sort card.you will get the desired results.

Code:

  SORT FIELDS=COPY
  OUTREC FILEDS=(1:1,100,C'X')


try this and let us know .i have not tested.the o/p file is of LREC 101.
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krisprems

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 07, 2007 11:57 am    Post subject:
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Madhu Reddy

try this
Code:

  SORT FIELDS=COPY
  OUTREC BUILD=(1,100,101:C'X')
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 09, 2007 8:01 pm    Post subject:
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Madhu,

Here's a DFSORT job that will do what you asked for:

Code:

//S1    EXEC  PGM=ICEMAN
//SYSOUT    DD  SYSOUT=*
//SORTIN DD DSN=...  input file (FB/100)
//SORTOUT DD DSN=...  output file (FB/101)
//SYSIN    DD    *
  OPTION COPY
  INREC OVERLAY=(101:C'X')
/*


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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