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How to convert the file from 9(9) to S9(9) COMP

 
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chavansu

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 12:54 pm    Post subject: How to convert the file from 9(9) to S9(9) COMP
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Hi,

On the same line as How to convert the file from X(12) to S9(13)v9(4) COMP-3 var I want to convert 9(9) field from inlut file to S9(9) COMP.
I used
OUTREC BUILD=(1,9,UFF,PD,LENGTH=4). But its not giving me desired result.

Please help.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 3:59 pm    Post subject:
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Guys, I got it. I used BI instead of PD for COMP.

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Sujit
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 4:20 pm    Post subject:
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PD is packed decimal, also known as COMP-3.
BI or FI is binary (COMP). Be aware of the difference between BI and FI, it might be important.
Take a look at the DFSORT Data Formats.
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