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ksivapradeep

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 21, 2005 10:39 am    Post subject: about OVERLAY option in sync sort
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Hi all,

This is the coding i used to convert the upeercase letters to lower case letters and copy

//SYSIN DD *
SORT FIELDS=COPY
OUTREC OVERLAY=(1:1,5,6:6,7,TRAN=UTOL)
/*
//

my shop using syncsort but its not working, its returning U016 what to do please help me

regards,
pradeep
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priyesh.agrawal

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 21, 2005 1:27 pm    Post subject: Re: about OVERLAY option in sync sort
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Hi Pradeep,

I doubt OVERLAY work for SYNCSORT.

Its a unique feature of DFSORT along with IFTHEN.

Regards,

Priyesh.
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ksivapradeep

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 21, 2005 3:12 pm    Post subject: Re: about OVERLAY option in sync sort
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Hi Priyesh,

yes priyush i reffered the doc's it's only f DFSORT as u said.
but how can i reach my requirement in syncsort

regards,
pradeep
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leo_sangha

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 21, 2005 3:19 pm    Post subject: Re: about OVERLAY option in sync sort
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hello sivapradeep,

this is how you can convert
UPPER CASE
to
lower case

using SYNCSORT

===============================
| SORT FIELDS=COPY |
| OUTREC FIELDS=(1:1,10,TRAN=UTOL) |
===============================

In this case i converted a string of 10 characters
say "ABCDEFGHIJ"
to "abcdefghij"

Hope this helps ......
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