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unnam123

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 14, 2008 3:25 pm    Post subject: Combining two files
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Hi,

I want to combine the columns from the two files and generate a single output file. How can I do it through the JCL?

Ex: File A having col1, col2, col3, col4
File B having col5, col6, col7, col8

I need File C with the columns col1, col2, col3, col5, col6, col7

Thanks
U.H
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Aaru

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 14, 2008 3:56 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Combining two files
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unnma,

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want to combine the columns from the two files and generate a single output file


This has been discussed so many times. Do search this forum for the keyword "SPLICE".

Try and post if you face any difficulty.
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 14, 2008 9:34 pm    Post subject:
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UH,

Depending on what you want to do exactly, you can use the technique shown in the "Join fields from two files on a key" or "Join fields from two files record-by-record" Smart DFSORT Trick at:

www.ibm.com/systems/support/storage/software/sort/mvs/tricks/
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