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Sureet Mookherjee

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PostPosted: Thu May 28, 2009 9:49 am    Post subject: SORT to select record from input file excluding the space
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I have a requirement like my input file contains records in this format
I/P file:
Sureet Mookherjee
Karthikeyan Raju
Pranab Mohanty
In the O/P file it should be:
Sureet
Karthikeyan
Pranab
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dick scherrer

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PostPosted: Thu May 28, 2009 9:55 am    Post subject:
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Hello and welcome to the forum,

Which sort product is used on your system? The informational output from a sort execution should show the product name and release level.
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Thu May 28, 2009 8:54 pm    Post subject:
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Sureet,

You can use a DFSORT job like the following to do what you asked for. Change FIXLEN=20 to whatever length you need.

Code:

//S1    EXEC  PGM=SORT
//SYSOUT    DD  SYSOUT=*
//SORTIN DD *
Sureet Mookherjee
Karthikeyan Raju
Pranab Mohanty
/*
//SORTOUT DD SYSOUT=*
//SYSIN    DD    *
  OPTION COPY
  INREC PARSE=(%01=(ENDBEFR=C' ',FIXLEN=20)),
    BUILD=(%01)
/*
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