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PostPosted: Tue Nov 17, 2009 6:32 pm    Post subject: Need a logic on COBOL file handling concept...
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I have 500 records in PS file, So i want to read the records from 200 to 300 and write it into a ouput file via COBOL program? So how to implement this logic?
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 17, 2009 6:36 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Need a logic on COBOL file handling concept...
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what have You thought about ??
post and we' ll be glad to discuss Your solution
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 17, 2009 6:37 pm    Post subject:
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Don't know why you don't use sort to do this, far easier and quicker.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 18, 2009 4:47 pm    Post subject:
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Yeah..as above friend said Sort is efficient solution for getting this job done..If you definetly want to use the Cobol.

Read the file using Perform until by incremanting the value of the varible and compare if the value reaches ther 200..If its below 200 do continue and read next record..If its more than 200 and below 300..process the record...You can change the value '200' and '300' by passing it from JCL.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 18, 2009 6:54 pm    Post subject:
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As suggested by expat use sort. easier and quicker..


use:
SKIPREC=n
STOPAFT=n
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