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chinnarajr

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2007 1:19 pm    Post subject: Convert VB to FB file
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I have an input file (VB file of size 425).
purpose is to convert the input file to output FB ( length 425) file.

I need the JCL for the mentioned purpose using SYNCSORT.

Chinna.
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Alissa Margulies

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2007 8:29 pm    Post subject: Re: Convert VB to FB file
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chinnarajr wrote:
I have an input file (VB file of size 425).
purpose is to convert the input file to output FB ( length 425) file.

Try this code:
Code:

//SYSIN DD *
    SORT FIELDS=COPY
    OUTREC FIELDS=(5,421),CONVERT
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Alissa Margulies

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2007 8:30 pm    Post subject:
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Oops, the length will be 421 in that example.
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Alissa Margulies

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2007 8:52 pm    Post subject:
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If the output must be 425, then you can OUTREC the RDW with the data fields (1,4,5,421) or you can pad the last 4 bytes with blanks (5,421,4X).
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