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ksk

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 03, 2007 5:04 pm    Post subject: Query on MAX function in SORT
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Hi,

We have a sorted report in which we have to perfom two functions,

1) pick up the maximum timestamp
2) Get the total number of records

For this we used the OUTFIL and MAX in the following format

Code:

  SORT FIELDS=(1,10,CH,A)
  OUTFIL REMOVECC,NODETAIL,
    SECTIONS=(1,10,
      TRAILER3=(1,10,
          MAX=(1,10,CH,TO=CH,LENGTH=10)))


it is giving syntax error, anybody has previously used it or have idea about usong it.

Can any body suggest on this?

Thanks,
ksk
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sanjayis01
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 03, 2007 5:21 pm    Post subject:
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Hi

This will give you the count.

Code:

    OPTION COPY
    OUTFIL REMOVECC,NODETAIL,
         TRAILER1=(COUNT=(M11,LENGTH=12))


i m working on other , if got i will post it.
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krisprems

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 03, 2007 5:22 pm    Post subject:
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ksk
Show the SPOOL messages,
Also check this link for example,
http://publibz.boulder.ibm.com/cgi-bin/bookmgr_OS390/BOOKS/ice1cg20/2.6.8.3?ACTION=MATCHES&REQUEST=max&SHELF=ICE1SH20.bks&DT=20060615173822&TYPE=FUZZY&searchTopic=TOPIC&searchText=TEXT&searchIndex=INDEX&rank=RANK&ScrollTOP=FIRSTHIT#FIRSTHIT
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 03, 2007 8:31 pm    Post subject:
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ksk,

When I run your job with DFSORT, I get:

Code:

                   MAX=(1,10,CH,TO=CH,LENGTH=10)))
                             $                     
ICE223A 0 REPORT FIELD ERROR                       


You can't use CH format in MAX. You need to use a numeric format like ZD. This works:

Code:

    MAX=(1,10,ZD,TO=ZD,LENGTH=10)))

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