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OUTREC OVERLAY for a VB file

 
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notonly4u

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 03, 2009 10:15 am    Post subject: OUTREC OVERLAY for a VB file
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Hi Friends,

I have a problem with outrec overlay for a VB file.

I have a file with LRECL=585, REC FMT = VB.
From 147th byte, we have an aray declared. Hence the length of each record depends on the array size.

My requirement is, from 147th byte, until the end of record, if I find '5A'X, I need to change with 'FC'X. I used the following code.

SORT FIELDS=COPY
ALTSEQ CODE=(5AFC)
OUTREC OVERLAY=(151:151,434,TRAN=ALTSEQ)

But the above code actually changes the length of each record by padding spaces at the end of each record.

Can anyone please help me with this?
Thanks for your time.

Regards
Tanden.
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 03, 2009 9:45 pm    Post subject:
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You can use these DFSORT control statements to do the change only for the variable part of the record:

Code:

    SORT FIELDS=COPY
    ALTSEQ CODE=(5AFC)
    OUTREC BUILD=(1,150,151,TRAN=ALTSEQ)
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:40 am    Post subject:
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Thanks Frank.
It works as desired.
Thanks much for your time.

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Tanden
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