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anand.chandramohan

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 11, 2008 10:09 am    Post subject: Mainframe FOCUS : Removing characters from Alphanumeric fld
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Hi People

Could some one please help me with my requirements in Mainframe FOCUS

1. I have a Alpha numeric field of length 12. The field will contain a combination of numbers and characters. It will always be a number preceded with a character. The field may be of any length. For Eg: 1A, 1D, 10A, 100C, 5335D, 50000LL, 50000CC#.

My requirements is to just get the number out of the field. i don't want the character. for Eg, if it 10CC then i just need to print 10 in my output.
Iam facing lot of difficulties in getting a simple logic. all my logic's end up in becoming complex. Iam not suppose to use FILEAID also.

Is there any functionality in FOCUS that i can use like MASK, CTRAN. The problem is i need to replace or remove multiple characters.

Please Help
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 11, 2008 9:18 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Mainframe FOCUS : Removing characters from Alphanu
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I am mostly relying on you guys

Could some one please reply
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 11, 2008 11:32 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

Suggest you open an issue with Information Builders Support:
http://techsupport.informationbuilders.com/

They could answer your question in a few seconds. . .
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