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karthikuma

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PostPosted: Mon May 16, 2005 9:58 am    Post subject: Can we delete a sequential file
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hi,

whether we can delete an sequential files,if yes means plz give an correct syntax.it will be helpful for me.


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PostPosted: Mon May 16, 2005 3:35 pm    Post subject: Re: sequential file
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Code:

TSO DELETE 'seq.file.name'
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karthikuma

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PostPosted: Tue May 17, 2005 9:47 am    Post subject: Re: sequential file
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hi,

whether we can able delete the sequentil file by giving delete option whether it is possible.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 02, 2008 3:15 pm    Post subject:
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we canot directly delete the seqential file by using delete command.there r two ways to delete
1.rewriting with spaces

2.copy to another sequential except that data
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 02, 2008 4:12 pm    Post subject:
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We can directly delete it by writing D against the file and hit enter.
I donno if it depends shop to shop
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 02, 2008 5:20 pm    Post subject:
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we can delete a flat file by directly giving D against it in the listing.

are you asking the way to delete the file or are you talking about the deletion of record from a file?
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 02, 2008 5:48 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Can we delete a sequential file
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Why are we replying to a three-year old topic?
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Anuj Dhawan

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 02, 2008 9:38 pm    Post subject:
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And with wrong informaiton...
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1.rewriting with spaces

2.copy to another sequential except that data


P.S.: Sorry Kevin, I don't want to go against your thought, but a above 'quote'd text made me to ping in.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 02, 2008 9:54 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

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we canot directly delete the seqential file by using delete command.
Yes, we can. . . Why do you think we cannot?

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there r two ways to delete
1.rewriting with spaces

2.copy to another sequential except that data
Neither of these suggestions delete the file. Why would you believe either of these accomplishes a file deletion? One wipes out the data, but the file still exists.

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Why are we replying to a three-year old topic?
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