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Is it possible to Left Pad a field with ZEROS using SORT?

 
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harsha puthraya

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2009 1:08 pm    Post subject: Is it possible to Left Pad a field with ZEROS using SORT?
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Hi,
Is it possible to Left Pad a field with ZEROS using SORT?

My requirement is as below

MY INPUT

Code:

NAME   MARKS
============
DANNY     55
TOM       60
MICK       6
HARSHA    30
VARUN     50


EXPECTED OUTPUT

Code:

NAME   MARKS
============
DANNY    055
TOM      060
MICK     006
HARSHA   030
VARUN    050


Can you please help me with it?

Thanks!
Harsha
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2009 1:36 pm    Post subject:
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Below step will give you desired result...

Code:

//S1    EXEC  PGM=ICEMAN                 
//SYSOUT    DD  SYSOUT=*                 
//SORTIN DD *                           
DANNY 55                                 
TOM   60                                 
MICK  6                                 
HARSHA30                                 
VARUN 50                                 
VARUN 125                               
/*                                       
//SORTOUT DD SYSOUT=*                   
//SYSIN    DD    *                       
  OPTION COPY                           
  INREC OVERLAY=(7:7,3,UFF,EDIT=(TTT))   
/*                                       

Output will be

Code:

DANNY 055
TOM   060
MICK  006
HARSHA030
VARUN 050
VARUN 125
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2009 5:21 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Is it possible to Left Pad a field with ZEROS usin
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Thanks a lot for your suggestion!!

Regards
Harsha
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