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Niki

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 04, 2009 10:48 am    Post subject: Need to apend a character in each record
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Hi,

I need to apend two characters in each record of the input file.

Let the Input file is of lrecl = 80 and FB.
Code:

----+----1----+----2----+----3----+----4----+----
Header;sdsad;dasda;sdaasd
001;1254;lklk;12222
121554;15454;dfgdg


So the O/p Should be like below,
Code:

----+----1----+----2----+----3----+----4----+----
Z;Header;sdsad;dasda;sdaasd
X;001;1254;lklk;12222
X;121554;15454;dfgdg



The condition may be of these two,
1) Apend the letter "Z;"in the first row and "X;" in the next of the rows.
2) If the first letter is character then apend with Z; or if numeric then with X;

Thanks in advance.
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Garry Carroll

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 04, 2009 1:25 pm    Post subject:
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I need to apend two characters in each record of the input file.


From your example, you want to prepend the 2 characters. Here's a job that should do that for you.

Code:
//STEP01   EXEC PGM=ICEMAN  (OR DFSORT)           
//SYSPRINT DD SYSOUT=*                             
//SYSOUT   DD SYSOUT=*                             
//SORTIN   DD *                                   
Header;sdsad;dasda;sdaasd                         
001;1254;lklk;12222                               
121554;15454;dfgdg                                 
//*                                               
//SORTOUT DD SYSOUT=*                             
//SYSIN DD *                                       
* -------------------------------------------------
 OPTION COPY                                       
* ------------------------------------------------
 INREC OVERLAY=(81:SEQNUM,8,ZD)                   
 OUTREC IFTHEN=(WHEN=(81,8,ZD,EQ,1),               
           BUILD=(C'Z;',1,80)),                   
        IFTHEN=(WHEN=NONE,                         
           BUILD=(C'X;',1,80))                     
/*                                                 


Garry.
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 04, 2009 11:01 pm    Post subject:
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Niki,

Here's a DFSORT job that will do what you want based on this rule:

Quote:

2) If the first letter is character then apend with Z; or if numeric then with X;


Code:

//S1    EXEC  PGM=SORT
//SYSOUT    DD  SYSOUT=*
//SORTIN DD DSN=...  input file (FB/80)
//SORTOUT DD DSN=...  output file (FB/82)
//SYSIN    DD    *
  OPTION COPY
  INREC IFTHEN=(WHEN=(1,1,FS,EQ,NUM),BUILD=(C'X:',1,80)),
        IFTHEN=(WHEN=NONE,BUILD=(C'Z:',1,80))
/*
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Niki

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 05, 2009 11:04 am    Post subject: Reply to: Need to apend a character in each record
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Hi Garry / Frank,

Thanks for the help.

I just changed as per my specification and got the output.
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