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How to copy the first 10 lines of a file of LRECL = 80 ???

 
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siva102

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 11, 2009 1:38 pm    Post subject: How to copy the first 10 lines of a file of LRECL = 80 ???
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Hi,

I need to copy the First 10 lines of a file which contains 100 records.

Can anyone please suggest hw to achieve this ?
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 11, 2009 1:40 pm    Post subject:
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Can anyone please suggest hw to achieve this ?

you can do it using sort utility.... icon_smile.gif
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 11, 2009 2:23 pm    Post subject:
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Hi,

Can i have some sample sort card which can do the task.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 11, 2009 2:25 pm    Post subject:
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Niki wrote:
Hi,
Can i have some sample sort card which can do the task.

Search the forum, discussed quite a few times.
Also try to read the manual - clue - STOPAFT
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 11, 2009 2:27 pm    Post subject:
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You can use REPRO COMMAND of IDCAMS with COUNT option.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 11, 2009 3:26 pm    Post subject:
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Hi Expat,

Thanks for the Clue.

It worked.

Code:

//SYSIN DD *           
     SORT FIELDS=COPY, 
     STOPAFT=5         
/*                     
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