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To add a numeric field and create a trailer in ZD format

 
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 2:31 pm    Post subject: To add a numeric field and create a trailer in ZD format
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I want to add a numeric field and create the trailer record in the file with the summed value and the record count. The total and the record count should be added in the trailer in Zoned decimal format. Is this possible using SORT?
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 8:59 pm    Post subject:
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Yes, you can use an OUTFIL statement with TRAILER1. Use TOT for the total and COUNT for the count.

If you're not familiar with DFSORT and DFSORT's ICETOOL, I'd suggest reading through "z/OS DFSORT: Getting Started". It's an excellent tutorial, with lots of examples, that will show you how to use DFSORT, DFSORT's ICETOOL and DFSORT Symbols. You can access it online, along with all of the other DFSORT books, from:

http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=0&uid=isg3T7000080
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