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How to search a record from a file and store in diff. file

 
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jyoti_sethy

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 25, 2005 4:36 pm    Post subject: How to search a record from a file and store in diff. file
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1. how to search a record from a file and store that in a different flag and show it in the screen. i have tried but failed ? please tell me. when i tried using read statement it doesnot giving me the desired answer. but when i use search statement my computer goes to hang. so please help me . :(
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 27, 2005 2:04 pm    Post subject:
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HI jyoti,

Is the file indexed.If so make access mode as random.

suppose u want to search for eno=8
then ur code will be like this
Assume EMP is ur FD entry & ENO is one of the field.


MOVE 8 TO ENO
READ EMP INVALID KEY DISPLAY 'ERROR'
NOT INVALID KEY MOVE 1 TO FLAG.

This code will read the particular record & moves 1 to flag.You can display it using DISPLAY

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