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Sureet Mookherjee

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 09, 2009 10:50 am    Post subject: Carat(^) delimited file layout
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My requirement is to delimit the various fields in the output file with one carat(^).
Ex:
Emp No HICN No Name
0000000001^H0000001^Sureet

How to achieve this using outrec in jcl???
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 09, 2009 10:53 am    Post subject:
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Show us the some sample records with layout of input file....

Also which sort product you are using?
LRECL=? RECFM=?
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Sureet Mookherjee

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 09, 2009 1:01 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Carat(^) delimited file layout
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filelength is 1000 bytes and its syncsort that i am using
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 09, 2009 1:24 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Carat(^) delimited file layout
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search the forums for "CSV" ( comma separated values )
the process will be the same, You will be using a "^" instead of a comma ","

just a hint... something along the lines .....
OUTREC FIELDS=(p1,l2,'^",p2,l2,'^',...,....pn,ln)

p1,p2,...,...,pn will be the input field position
l1,l2,...,...,ln ill be the input field length

check the manuals for the exact syntax
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 09, 2009 1:52 pm    Post subject:
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look at This post also
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Sureet Mookherjee

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 09, 2009 3:20 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Carat(^) delimited file layout
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Thanks for the reply Enrico
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Alissa Margulies

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 10, 2009 1:30 am    Post subject:
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Sureet,

Basing this solely on the small sample record you included in the original post, if each field has a single space between them, and there are no spaces within a field, then you may be able to use either FINDREP or ALTSEQ to change all the spaces to carats. This is a better approach if you do not know the exact positions of the spaces/carat replacement.
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