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vkb

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PostPosted: Sat May 09, 2009 6:31 pm    Post subject: moving numeric field data
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Hi,

i need to write a sort card in which, i'm moving PIC 9(9) to S9(9) COMP. How can i write this in a sort card
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PostPosted: Sat May 09, 2009 7:10 pm    Post subject:
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Something like StartingPosition,Length,ZD,TO=PD?
Or:
SyncSort for z/OS Programmer’s Guide wrote:
The first field (1,10,ZD,PD) begins in position 1. This field was a 10-byte ZD field that
began in position 1 before OUTREC processing. It will be converted to a 6-byte PD field
in the output record, because 6 bytes are required to contain 10 decimal digits as a PD
field.
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PostPosted: Sat May 09, 2009 10:17 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

If the target field is COMP, TO=PD won't work as needed. They are not the same format. . . PD is Packed Decimal (COMP-3).
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PostPosted: Sat May 09, 2009 10:25 pm    Post subject:
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dick scherrer wrote:
If the target field is COMP, TO=PD won't work as needed. They are not the same format. . . PD is Packed Decimal (COMP-3).
My bad, sometimes I see what is not there.....
Replacing the PD with BI of FI should work...... icon_redface.gif
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