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ybhavesh
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 12:51 pm    Post subject: Sort SYSIN (Sort card meaning)
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Can any one explain me the following meaning of the sort card


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 INREC FIELDS=(X'0000000001')                   
   SORT FIELDS=(001,01,BI,A)                     
     SUM FIELDS=(002,04,BI)                     
 OUTREC FIELDS=(002,04,BI,EDIT=(TTTTTTTTT),     
                080:01X) PAD TO 80 WITH BLANKS   "

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 2:08 pm    Post subject:
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it will get the records count ....

it could have been coded in better way though
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 10:37 pm    Post subject:
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Yes, it's a very inefficient way to get the record count. See the "Display the number of input or output records" Smart DFSORT Trick at:

http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=114&uid=isg3T7000094

for better ways to do that.
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