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Insert alpha numeric values into OUTREC in SORT

 
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2007 9:49 pm    Post subject: Insert alpha numeric values into OUTREC in SORT
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I have an input file contains 20071024. My outfile should be 10/24/2007

I used a control as follows,

OUTREC=(5,2,1x,7,2,1X,1,4)

Please help me out in finding, How to insert '/' in between the date field?
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2007 10:14 pm    Post subject:
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Code:

   OUTREC=(5,2,C'/',7,2,C'/',1,4)


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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PostPosted: Thu Oct 25, 2007 10:30 am    Post subject: Reply to: Insert alpha numeric values into OUTREC in SORT
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Thank you very much for your valuable suggesstion.
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