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to add leading zeros to a modified column

 
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mailsaurabh.tripathi

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PostPosted: Wed May 06, 2009 11:00 am    Post subject: to add leading zeros to a modified column
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Hi
I have to alter a column to increase its length, and load the modified table with leading zeros added to the older values of that column. First i need to convert VB dataset to FB dataset, and then do the reformatting. I'm usinf DFSORT.I'm getting error. Can anyone provide the syntax
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sushanth bobby

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PostPosted: Wed May 06, 2009 12:29 pm    Post subject:
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Saurabh,

If you provide what you have tried with the error. It will be easy for the experts to suggest you.

Thank You,
Sushanth
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PostPosted: Wed May 06, 2009 3:44 pm    Post subject:
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the column is char (or varchar) and you are storing numbers in that column?
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