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atik

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 25, 2005 10:50 am    Post subject: How to use OR condition in Sort card
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Hi all,
I am using Sort utility to Split the input file into 3 output file depending on a character in 3rd character

/SYSIN DD *
OPTION COPY
OUTFIL INCLUDE=(3,1,CH,EQ,C'a'),FNAMES=OUT1
OUTFIL INCLUDE=(3,1,CH,EQ,C'b'),FNAMES=OUT2
OUTFIL INCLUDE=(3,1,CH,EQ,C'c'),FNAMES=OUT3

But I want to move records to, say OUT1 if 3rd char is A or a. How to do this? If I give another OUTFIL INCLUDE with FNAMES OUT1, it is abending.
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jz1b0c

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 25, 2005 11:34 am    Post subject:
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Atik,

You should not give another OUTFIL INCLUDE, Perhaps you should write like below

OPTION COPY
OUTFIL INCLUDE=(3,1,CH,EQ,C'a',OR,3,1,CH,EQ,C'A'),FNAMES=OUT1
OUTFIL INCLUDE=(3,1,CH,EQ,C'b'),FNAMES=OUT2
OUTFIL INCLUDE=(3,1,CH,EQ,C'c'),FNAMES=OUT3
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 25, 2005 11:54 am    Post subject:
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Masade,
Its working fine. Thanks a lot.
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 25, 2005 8:12 pm    Post subject:
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Here's another way to do it with DFSORT:

Code:

  OPTION COPY
  OUTFIL INCLUDE=(3,1,SS,EQ,C'aA'),FNAMES=OUT1
  OUTFIL INCLUDE=(3,1,CH,EQ,C'b'),FNAMES=OUT2
  OUTFIL INCLUDE=(3,1,CH,EQ,C'c'),FNAMES=OUT3


For more information on DFSORT's INCLUDE substring comparison tests (SS), see:

http://publibz.boulder.ibm.com/cgi-bin/bookmgr_OS390/BOOKS/ICE1CA10/3.7.4?DT=20050222160456
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