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PostPosted: Mon Sep 05, 2011 5:30 pm    Post subject: Want to load null if a field is spaces
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HI,

I would like to load a field of 35 characters with null value when there is space.

Currently i have a statement given below.

Load Data Resume Yes..INTO Table1

(Field1 position (1:20) Char nullif(1:40 = x'4040404040404040404040404040404040404040'))

I just want to know if there is any simplified code instead of having long code like (x'4040404040404040404040404040404040404040').

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Vijay
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 05, 2011 6:57 pm    Post subject:
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DB2 utility throws syntax error when i continue that long hexadecimal value on 2nd line.

(Field1 position (1:40) Char
nullif(1:40 = '404040404040404040440404040404040-
4040404040404040404040'))

I tried hyphen also at 72nd byte as continuation character...but getting same syntax error.

Can anyone tell me how to resolve this issue?

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Vijay
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 06, 2011 12:09 am    Post subject:
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Hello,

Using the Code tag, post the actual sql being run and the disgnostic information generated. Copy/paste - do not re-type.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 06, 2011 5:09 am    Post subject:
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cvijay784 wrote:
DB2 utility throws syntax error when i continue that long hexadecimal value on 2nd line.

(Field1 position (1:40) Char
nullif(1:40 = '404040404040404040440404040404040-
4040404040404040404040'))

I tried hyphen also at 72nd byte as continuation character...but getting same syntax error.

Can anyone tell me how to resolve this issue?

Thanks
Vijay

Is the column defined as nullable?
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 06, 2011 4:45 pm    Post subject:
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Yes. Its a nullable field.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 06, 2011 4:47 pm    Post subject:
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I used spaces directly as given below instead of hexadecimal value. Load was successfull. Thanks.


(Field1 position (1:40) Char
nullif(1:40 = ' '))
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