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gchitra

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2007 1:07 am    Post subject: blank in the output file after writing each record
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I am writing a VB file that has the same record as that of the input file but only those that matches the required criteria should be written. The number of records in the output file are correct, but there are lot of spaces after each record.

Can anyone suggest a way to get rid off those spaces? I am reading the input file into a ws variable and if the criteria matches, the output record is written from the ws variable.

Chitra
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dick scherrer

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2007 3:30 am    Post subject:
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Hello,

It sounds like you are actually creating fixed length records that are padded with spaces when you move the data to the record.

Please post both fd's, the working storage area(s), the procedure division that creates/writes the output, and the jcl.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2007 12:30 pm    Post subject:
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or optionally, the cobol ref manual (or user reference) for the cobol that you are using will explain how and provide you the syntax necessary to read and write variable length records. you could compare your code to that.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2007 7:05 pm    Post subject: Reply to: blank in the output file after writing each record
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The string that is passed through the JCL is located after the byte 125 in the input file which is specified by the field CNU-UTI-FILLIN-DATA in the CNU-RECORD layout. Following are the details you requested:

FD Entries:
Input File:
FD SKELCMPI
RECORDING MODE IS V
LABEL RECORDS ARE STANDARD.
01 SKELCMPI-REC PIC X(30275).
***********************************************************
Output File:
FD SKELCMPO
RECORDING MODE IS V
LABEL RECORDS ARE STANDARD.
01 SKELCMPO-REC PIC X(30275).

***********************************************************
Working-Storage:
01 CNU-RECORD.
05 CNU-VERSION-DATA.
10 CNU-VER-CODE PIC X(01) VALUE 'R'.
10 CNU-VER-NUMBER PIC X(01) VALUE '2'.
05 CNU-PSC-CODE PIC X(01).
05 CNU-COMPLETION-CODE PIC X(01).
05 CNU-ZIP-CODE PIC X(05).
05 CNU-CAN-BIC.
10 CNU-CAN PIC X(09).
10 CNU-BIC PIC X(03).
05 FILLER PIC X(18).
05 CNU-SYSTEM-ID PIC X(02).
05 CNU-SUB-SYSTEM-ID PIC X(02).
05 CNU-NOTICE-TYPE PIC X(03).
05 FILLER PIC X(03).
05 CNU-LANGUAGE-TYPE PIC X(01).
05 CNU-JULIAN-RUNDATE.
10 CNU-JDATE-YY PIC X(02).
10 CNU-JDATE-DDD PIC X(03).
05 CNU-BLIND-INDICATOR PIC X(01).
05 FILLER PIC X(25).
05 CNU-RPD-MMDDYY.
10 CNU-RPD-MM PIC X(02).
10 CNU-RPD-DD PIC X(02).
10 CNU-RPD-YY PIC X(02).
05 FILLER PIC X(04).
05 CNU-REVIEW-CODE PIC X(01).
88 REVIEW VALUE '1'.
88 NO-REVIEW VALUE '2'.
05 CNU-SEGMENT-NUM PIC X(02).
05 FILLER PIC X(31).
05 CNU-UTI-FILLIN-DATA.
10 CNU-UTI-FILLIN PIC X(01)
OCCURS 30150 TIMES
INDEXED BY M.

***********************************************************
Procedure Division Entries:
PERFORM 300-READ-FILE THRU 300-READ-FILE-EXIT
UNTIL WS-COUNT = WS-UTI-COUNT


300-READ-FILE.
INITIALIZE CNU-RECORD.
READ SKELCMPI INTO CNU-RECORD.
PERFORM 400-PROCESS-FILE THRU 400-PROCESS-FILE-EXIT
VARYING M FROM 1 BY 1
UNTIL MATCH-FOUND OR END-OF-RECORD.

400-PROCESS-FILE.
SET A TO M.
MOVE CNU-UTI-FILLIN-DATA (A:6) TO WS-COPY-UTI
IF WS-COPY-UTI = WS-UTI-NUM
DISPLAY 'UTI NUM :' WS-UTI-NUM
MOVE 'Y' TO WS-MATCH-SW
PERFORM 500-WRITE-FILE THRU 500-WRITE-FILE-EXIT
COMPUTE WS-COUNT = WS-COUNT + 1
ELSE
CONTINUE
END-IF.

500-WRITE-FILE.
INITIALIZE WS-SKELCOMPO-REC
MOVE CNU-RECORD TO WS-SKELCOMPO-REC.
WRITE SKELCMPO-REC FROM CNU-RECORD.
ADD 1 TO WS-WRITE-COUNT
IF WS-STATUS-CD-SKELCMPO > '10'
MOVE WS-STATUS-FD-SKELCMPO TO WS-GEN-FD-NAME
MOVE WS-STATUS-CD-SKELCMPO TO WS-GEN-STATUS-CD
MOVE WS-STATUS-OPEN TO WS-GEN-IO-OPERATION
PERFORM 9000-FILE-STATUS-ERROR
END-IF.


Below is the JCL:
//SKCMPPR EXEC PGM=SKCMPLK1,PARM='MPD09306'
//*SKCMPPR EXEC PGM=SKCMPLK1,PARM='SSAH1603'
//STEPLIB DD DSN=ENDV.IVEN.IVENCNNS.DEVBLOAD,DISP=SHR
// DD DSN=ENDV.BATCHCOM.PRDBLOAD,DISP=SHR
//SYSPRINT DD SYSOUT=*
//SYSOUR DD DSN=$1591.SYSOUR.CHITRA.SSAH165,
// UNIT=STORAGE,LRECL=80,RECFM=FB,
// DISP=(NEW,CATLG,CATLG),SPACE=(TRK,(1,1),RLSE)
//SKELCMPI DD DSN=SSA.ET994.T2MM8.MAP47.CHITRA.MSD.SKELC1,
// DISP=SHR
//SKELCMPO DD DSN=$1591.CHITRA.SKELCOMP.OUTPUT,
// SPACE=(TRK,(100,100),RLSE),LRECL=30279,RECFM=VB,
// DISP=(NEW,CATLG,CATLG),BLKSIZE=32000,UNIT=STORAGE
//REPORT DD DSN=$1591.CHITRA.SKELCOMP.REPORT,LRECL=80,RECFM=FB,
// DISP=(NEW,CATLG,DELETE),SPACE=(TRK,(100,100),RLSE),
// UNIT=STORAGE
//*

Dick, Please let me know if you need anything else and thank you very much for the help.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2007 9:52 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

Your FD specifies V, but there is only 1 fixed-length record layout.

To actually write variable length records, you need to specify something that varies. . .
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2007 9:57 pm    Post subject:
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You are writing Variable records but with that FD and 01 entries they will all be the same size.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2007 3:24 am    Post subject:
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Take a look at the code provided in the last post of this link and compare what you're doing in yours.

http://www.ibmmainframes.com/viewtopic.php?t=26315
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