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ajaychandraredd1

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 02, 2008 12:03 am    Post subject: File Aid - Why the Values are displayed like X'0000000000',
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Hi,

My question is related to fileaid. When i am browsing the vsam file for some of the fields i am seeing the values are displaying weird. Can anyone please let me know why its displaying like that and also let me know what should i do to see the actual value.

ENT-DT S9(9) X'0000000000'
CODE-3 XXX X'999C40'

Thank you,
Ajay C Indukuru.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 02, 2008 12:45 am    Post subject: Re: File Aid - Why the Values are displayed like X'000000000
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ajaychandraredd1 wrote:
Hi,

My question is related to fileaid. When i am browsing the vsam file for some of the fields i am seeing the values are displaying wiered. Can anyone please let me know why its displaying like that and also let me know what should i do to see the actual value.

ENT-DT S9(9) X'0000000000'
CODE-3 XXX X'999C40'

Thank you,
Ajay C Indukuru.


For an s9(9) field that isn't a valid hex display since it would have to be 18 characters for a 9 byte field, if it is s9(9) comp-3 then FA is showing it in hex because it is not a valid value (even for a s9(9) field all x'00' would not be a valid value).

For the xxx field FA is showing it to you in hex since those are not all displayable characters.

Either your layout is wrong or the file contains garbage!
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 02, 2008 1:28 am    Post subject: Reply to: File Aid - Why the Values are displayed like X'000
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Is there a way that i can see the actual values if the Hex format is not wrong.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 02, 2008 1:56 am    Post subject:
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Hello,

Do not use the copybook. Then you will just get whole records.
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