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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2007 11:29 am    Post subject: How to delete a record from sequential file
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How to delete a record from sequential file
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2007 12:19 pm    Post subject:
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Here is a related posted, please look at this ... might help you.

http://www.ibmmainframes.com/viewtopic.php?t=21803
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2007 12:27 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

If you only have one input file, you can read it and copy the record omitting the unneeded record(s).

You could do this with a COBOL program or possibly the sort, depending on the requirement.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2007 11:01 pm    Post subject: Re: How to delete a record from sequential file
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If it is an infrequent thing, the various edit options in TSO work great.

Or File-Aid.

Heck, if it's a large file, you could use a utility - maybe even File-Aid!

You could write a program, but it seems a lot of work for one record.

Yeah, I'm lazy. I look for the quickest, easiest route. icon_lol.gif
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