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Keep Header and Trailer as it is in the output file

 
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swathykrishnan

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 12:20 pm    Post subject: Keep Header and Trailer as it is in the output file
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Hi

I have an input file like the one given below

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HH  THIS FILE HEADER
IBM    100 
IBM    300
IBM    400

TT  THIS IS TRAILER



No other records except Header and Trailer will start with HH and TT.
I have to sort the records between header and trailer and the output file should also have the Header and trailer as it is in the input file. At present i am copying the the header and trailer records to two temp files and merging it with the sorted file.
Is there any other way to do the same?
Please note that I am using DFSORT.
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expat

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 1:19 pm    Post subject:
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May I suggest reading the DFSORT smart tips document which shows the easy way to do this.

Click HERE to access the documentation.
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enrico-sorichetti

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 2:01 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Keep Header and Trailer as it is in the output fil
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for the most general case ( multiple groups each with a header and a trailer ) see
http://www.ibmmainframes.com/viewtopic.php?t=50018&highlight=sort+header+trailer

for the simpler case
http://www.ibmmainframes.com/viewtopic.php?t=42457&highlight=sort+header+trailer
or
http://www.ibmmainframes.com/viewtopic.php?t=25769&highlight=sort+header+trailer
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