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PostPosted: Wed Jan 28, 2009 7:31 pm    Post subject: Splitting output files in SELCOPY
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Hi,
I have a requirement to use SELCOPY and split the output file such that the output is split between the three output files. For example if I have 31000 records in my input file, it should be split in this fashion.
First 10000 goes to output file 1
second 10000 goes to output file 2
remaining 11000 goes to output file 3.
I know the syntax in DFSORT, but not sure about SELCOPY.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 1:34 am    Post subject: Splitting output files in SELCOPY
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you can use the INCOUNT field to interrogate the record number of the last record read from the prime input file. SELCOPY syntax to match your spec follows...

Code:
READ INDD     * Read the next input record.

IF INCOUNT < 10001   * Record numbers up to 10000.
  THEN WRITE OUTDD1   
  THEN GOTO GET      * Back to the first control statement.

* Record numbers > 10000 processed from here on.
IF INCOUNT < 20001   * Record numbers up to 20000.
  THEN WRITE OUTDD2
  ELSE WRITE OUTDD3  * All record numbers over 20000.

* SELCOPY automatically loops back to the first control statement.
* Processing ends when prime input (INDD) end-of-file is reached.
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