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Replace the un wanted TAB characters in my File with Space

 
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venkatarao

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2008 5:52 pm    Post subject: Replace the un wanted TAB characters in my File with Space
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Hi,

Can some one help me to replace the un wanted TAB characters in my File with Space using sort.

I want to find all the occurrences of that TAB hex Values and Replace them with Space.
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CICS Guy

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2008 9:16 pm    Post subject:
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Have you looked at the ALTSEQ Control Statement?
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2008 10:02 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

If this a file you are going to transmit to another system or is it one you recieved from another system? Something else?

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Can some one help me to replace the un wanted TAB characters in my File with Space using sort.
You can convert the tabs to spaces, but you may need them as delimiters.

Once the tabs have been removed, how will the data be used?
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2008 11:04 pm    Post subject:
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Can some one help me to replace the un wanted TAB characters in my File with Space using sort.

I want to find all the occurrences of that TAB hex Values and Replace them with Space.


You can use the technique discussed in the "Change all zeros in your records to spaces" Smart DFSORT Trick at:

http://www.ibm.com/servers/storage/support/software/sort/mvs/tricks/
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venkatarao

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 14, 2008 4:53 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Replace the un wanted TAB characters in my File wi
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Thanks Frank

Technique "Change all zeros in your records to spaces" has worked Fine.
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