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Can i remove 5 leading spaces from a field

 
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leo_sangha

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 10, 2008 7:26 pm    Post subject: Can i remove 5 leading spaces from a field
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Hi All

I need to remove upto 5 leading spaces in the field starting at 47 posotion and of length = 19 bytes.

foe ex:
Code:

 111111111111111111
    444444444444444   
  22222222222222222
     55555555555555     
   3333333333333333


the output should look like

Code:

111111111111111111
22222222222222222
3333333333333333
444444444444444   
55555555555555     


Can i do this using DFSORT. Please advice.
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Frank Yaeger

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Joined: 15 Feb 2005
Posts: 7130
Location: San Jose, CA

PostPosted: Mon Nov 10, 2008 10:26 pm    Post subject:
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Here's a DFSORT job that will do what you asked for:

Code:

//S1    EXEC  PGM=ICEMAN
//SYSOUT    DD  SYSOUT=*
//SORTIN DD DSN=...  input file
//SORTOUT DD DSN=...  output file
//SYSIN    DD    *
  OPTION COPY
  INREC OVERLAY=(47:47,19,JFY=(SHIFT=LEFT))
/*
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