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Want to sort a file skipping the first record

 
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monasu1998

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 09, 2012 10:53 am    Post subject: Want to sort a file skipping the first record
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Hi,

I have a file which has a header record and remaining dta record. I want to sort the data based on some currency code it is easy to do.
my queastion here is how can I write the the header record and the sorted data records to my output file?
Example:
Input file:
DATE | LOCATION | CURRENCY | RATE |
20121108 | NY | AUD | 00000045654 |
20121108 | NY | AED | 00000023450 |
20121108 | NY | ART | 00000012345 |

I want my sort file to be

DATE | LOCATION | CURRENCY | RATE |
20121108 | NY | AED | 00000023450 |
20121108 | NY | ART | 00000012345 |
20121108 | NY | AUD | 00000045654 |

Do I need to split the file for header and data first, sort the data file and finally merge the header and data file?

Thanks
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Gnanas N

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 09, 2012 11:20 am    Post subject:
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Please look at the DATASORT operator of ICETOOL.
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