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Utility to change the datatype of a file variable

 
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Mudassir Ansari

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 06, 2009 10:34 am    Post subject: Utility to change the datatype of a file variable
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Hi All,

I need a small info. Which is the utility where the datatype of a file variable can be changed?

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 06, 2009 10:58 am    Post subject:
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Hi Mudassir,

You can do the FB to VB or vice-versa conversion using DFSORT/ICETOOL or SYNCSORT.which ever is available in your shop.

Here's an example of FB to VB conversion:

Code:
OUTFIL FNAMES=FBVB1,FTOV
OUTFIL FNAMES=FBVB2,FTOV,BUILD=(1,10,C'=',21,10)



VB to FB by using
VTOF
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Mudassir Ansari

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 06, 2009 11:09 am    Post subject:
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Thanks a lot.

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 06, 2009 11:11 am    Post subject:
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Anuj Dhawan

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 06, 2009 12:16 pm    Post subject:
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Well, that is changing record formats (RECFM)...per origianl question
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Which is the utility where the datatype of a file variable can be changed
word Data-type is confusing? Please assist.
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