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Mahan Kondapalli

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 06, 2008 5:20 pm    Post subject: Overlay First 2bytes of a record thru Sort???
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Hello,
I have a file with 'n' number of records,where in the first 2 bytes of every record can be any thing from '00' to 99'.I need to have all records with '36' in first 2bytes.Can any body suggest how to go ahead??
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 06, 2008 10:52 pm    Post subject:
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You can use a DFSORT job like the following to do what you asked for:

Code:

//S1 EXEC PGM=ICEMAN
//SYSOUT   DD SYSOUT=*
//SORTIN DD DSN=...  input file (FB)
//SORTOUT DD DSN=...  output file (FB)
//SYSIN   DD   *
  OPTION COPY
  INREC OVERLAY=(1:C'36')
/*


If your input file is VB, change the INREC statement to:

Code:

  INREC OVERLAY=(5:C'36')
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