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sen_1983us

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 3:22 am    Post subject: Format record by using delimiter
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I want to format this record using the delimiter ",",please advise

Input:

BOTH,123456789,1234567Q,123456,0,DB,Q1


Output :

BOTH 123456789 1234567Q 123456 0 DB Q1

Note : 4th and 5th filed is variable field (maximun 15 bytes)
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gcicchet

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 4:01 am    Post subject:
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Hi,

you can try this

Code:
//STEP0001 EXEC PGM=SORT                                 
//SYSOUT   DD SYSOUT=*                                   
//SORTIN   DD *                                           
BOTH,123456789,1234567Q,123456,0,DB,Q1                   
//SORTOUT  DD SYSOUT=*                                   
//SYSIN    DD *                                           
  SORT FIELDS=COPY                                       
* CHANGE ',' TO ' '                                       
 ALTSEQ CODE=(6B40)                                       
  OUTREC BUILD=(1,80,TRAN=ALTSEQ)                         
/*                                                       



Gerry
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 6:47 am    Post subject:
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I'd use these DFSORT control statements (don't have to worry about field length):

Code:

  OPTION COPY                         
  INREC FINDREP=(IN=C',',OUT=C' ')     


If you're not familiar with DFSORT and DFSORT's ICETOOL, I'd suggest reading through "z/OS DFSORT: Getting Started". It's an excellent tutorial, with lots of examples, that will show you how to use DFSORT, DFSORT's ICETOOL and DFSORT Symbols. You can access it online, along with all of the other DFSORT books, from:

http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=114&uid=isg3T7000080
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