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How to get single quote in outfile using outrec of sort util

 
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shikhagupta33

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 21, 2009 10:49 am    Post subject: How to get single quote in outfile using outrec of sort util
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Hi,

I am using 3.14 option in Batch mode. I have list of 100 procs to be searched in JCLLIB pds. I.e. I want to get list of Jobs which are executing these procs. My list is there in a file like below.
proc001
proc002
proc003
-----
-----
proc100

Now I want to get my list as below
srchfor 'proc001'
srchfor 'proc002'
scrchfor 'proc003'
-------------------
-------------------
srchfor 'proc100'

For this I want to use sort utility's outrec to get my i/p file modified and give output like as I wanted.

So that I can use my o/p file to be input to my bacth mode of option 3.14
Please help.
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CICS Guy

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 21, 2009 8:19 pm    Post subject:
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If you want to include a single apostrophe in the character string, you must specify it as two single apostrophes. Thus:
Required: O'NEILL
Specify: C'O''NEILL'
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 21, 2009 9:11 pm    Post subject:
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Shikha,

You can use a DFSORT job like the following to do what you asked for:

Code:

//S1    EXEC  PGM=SORT
//SYSOUT    DD  SYSOUT=*
//SORTIN DD DSN=...  input file (FB)
//SORTOUT DD DSN=... output file (FB/80)
//SYSIN    DD    *
  OPTION COPY
  INREC BUILD=(C'srchfor ''',1,7,C'''',80:X)
/*
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shikhagupta33

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 03, 2009 5:37 pm    Post subject:
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Thank you for the resolution. It worked.
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