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Date formatting using SYNCSORT

 
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nimisanand

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 11, 2008 9:39 am    Post subject: Date formatting using SYNCSORT
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Hi,

I have a sort card

SORT FIELDS=COPY
INREC IFTHEN=(WHEN=(2,15,CH,EQ,C'BUSINESS DATE :'),
OVERLAY=(17:DATE))

This gives me the date in the format BUSINESS DATE :12/10/08.

My requirement is to replace the slashes with '-' such that the output looks like

BUSINESS DATE :12-10-08.

Can some modifications be done in the sort card to meet my requirement?
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 11, 2008 10:41 am    Post subject:
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Can some modifications be done in the sort card to meet my requirement?
Yes, Of course.
Code:
//STEP1    EXEC PGM=SORT                           
//SYSOUT   DD SYSOUT=*                             
//SORTIN   DD *                                     
 BUSINESS DATE :                                   
//SORTOUT  DD SYSOUT=*                             
//SYSIN    DD *                                     
 SORT FIELDS=COPY                                   
 INREC IFTHEN=(WHEN=(2,15,CH,EQ,C'BUSINESS DATE :'),
 OVERLAY=(17:DATE=(MDY-))) 


SORTOUT
Code:
 BUSINESS DATE :12-10-08
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