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skrishnavijay

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2008 6:14 pm    Post subject: Changing a field in a file using SYNCSORT
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Hi,

My file format is as follows.

RECFM=VB,LRECL=3000

09949493940.............NHDFJFK0916000098EPT4949489349.......

I want to copy the above file by changing EPT4(comes at position 580) to EPT2. Else is same.

Could anybody help me in this regard ?
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Aaru

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2008 6:58 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Changing a field in a file using SYNCSORT
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Krishna,

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I want to copy the above file by changing EPT4(comes at position 580) to EPT2. Else is same.


Use INREC and BUILD/OVERLAY for your requirement. As it is VB make sure to include 4 bytes for RDW.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2008 7:07 pm    Post subject:
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or use the CHANGE option in OUTREC.
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skrishnavijay

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2008 7:20 pm    Post subject:
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Hi,

I have the following problem

my SYSIN card

//SYSIN DD *
OPTION COPY
OUTREC FIELDS=(1,583,584,4,CHANGE=(4,C'EPT4',C'EPT2'),588,2413)
/*

I am getting error as

SORTIN : RECFM=VB ; LRECL= 3000; BLKSIZE= 27988
OUTREC RECORD LENGTH = 3000
SORTOUT : RECFM=VB ; LRECL= 3000; BLKSIZE= 27998
OUTREC - SHORT RECORD
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Alissa Margulies

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 22, 2008 3:49 am    Post subject: Reply to: Changing a field in a file using SYNCSORT
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skrishnavijay,

If you do not have any records shorter than 588, then you can use the following:
Code:

OUTREC FIELDS=(1,583,584,4,CHANGE=(4,C'EPT4',C'EPT2'),588)

However, if you do not know the length of your shortest record, you can use HISTOGRM to determine this.
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