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ksannigeri

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 11, 2005 4:47 pm    Post subject: what are input and output procedure for SORT?
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hI ALL,
CAN ANYONE TELL ME what are input and output procedure for SORT?

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 17, 2005 2:06 pm    Post subject: Re: what are input and output procedure for SORT?
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Input and output procedures for SORT verb are simply
user defined procedures (coded normally with para or sections) which are used in conjuction with SORT verb.

When used with SORT, input procedure will be run before the records are released for sorting. and output procedure will run after the sorting.

Much useful when you want to fileter out or process the record BEFORE or AFTER the sort.

Not to mention, external sort used in JCL is much faster and efficient ways to SORT data.


Please let me know if you require more clarification.
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 19, 2005 11:59 am    Post subject:
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hi PARIKSHIT,

thank you for your reply.........

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 08, 2005 12:17 pm    Post subject:
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The INPUT PROCEDURE clause acts like a PERFORM, indicating the logic to go to a different paragraph (i.e. procedure).

If you just want to print specific sorted fields you would use an OUTPUT PROCEDURE

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