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ramsri

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 31, 2013 5:45 pm    Post subject: SORT in different sequence
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Hi,

I would like to know how to sort a file in different sequence - example below:

Input:-
Code:

01
02
03
04


I would like to have 02 as first record followed by 01,03 and 04.

Expected Output:
Code:

02
01
03
04


Please help. Thanks.
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Bill Woodger

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 31, 2013 6:00 pm    Post subject: Reply to: SORT in different sequence
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Have a look at the suggestions here, there is more than one.
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Pandora-Box

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 31, 2013 8:35 pm    Post subject:
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What is the expected output if your input is like

Code:
03
01
02
04
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enrico-sorichetti

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 31, 2013 10:50 pm    Post subject: Reply to: SORT in different sequence
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the info provided by the TS is inadequate ...
from the scarce set of data seems that TS just wants the collating sequence of 01 and 02 reversed.

I will try to answer again tomorrow
the occurrence of wednesday on the first day of a new year
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 01, 2014 12:33 pm    Post subject:
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Search for ALTSEQ
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Escapa

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 01, 2014 2:57 pm    Post subject:
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Something like this..
Code:

//SYSIN    DD  *
 SORT FIELDS=(1,2,AQ,A)
 ALTSEQ CODE=(F2F1,F1F2)
/*
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ramsri

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 02, 2014 2:29 pm    Post subject: Reply to: SORT in different sequence
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Thank you Escapa !
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 02, 2014 5:10 pm    Post subject: Reply to: SORT in different sequence
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Bill, Escapa and co, I am facing problems when tried this ALTSEQ solution on below input -

Code:

03
01
02
11
04
12
99
22
21


Output with Escapa's code:-
Code:

02
01
03
04
22
21
12
11
99


Expected Output:-
Code:

02
01
03
04
11
12
21
22
99


Please help.

Thanks.
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enrico-sorichetti

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 02, 2014 5:20 pm    Post subject: Reply to: SORT in different sequence
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see here and adjust accordingly ...
http://www.ibmmainframes.com/viewtopic.php?t=60008&highlight=overlay

probably something like

Code:
   INREC  IFTHEN=(WHEN=(1,2,CH,EQ,C'01'),OVERLAY=(somewhere:C'02')),
         IFTHEN=(WHEN=(1,2,CH,EQ,C'02'),OVERLAY=(somewhere:C'01')),
         IFTHEN=(WHEN=NONE,OVERLAY=(somewhere:1,2)


sort on somewhere
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 02, 2014 5:31 pm    Post subject:
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Or you could do something like

Code:
  INREC  IFTHEN=(WHEN=(1,2,CH,EQ,C'02'),OVERLAY=(81:C'01')),
         IFTHEN=(WHEN=NONE,OVERLAY=(81:C'99')
  SORT FIELDS=(81,2,CH,A,1,2,CH,A)
  OUTREC FIELDS=(1,80)
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 02, 2014 6:21 pm    Post subject: Reply to: SORT in different sequence
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Ramsri,

How could we know that other values could contain "2" if you don't show them in your sample data?
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 02, 2014 7:04 pm    Post subject:
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Ramsri,

You realize that you have a Long history of not providing proper information.

This wastes a lot of your time as well as the time of those who would help . . . If you look back over some of your topics, you will see that they drag on because the requirement was not properly presented in the first place.

If you will not take the time to properly ask your questions, why should someone "jump in" early - knowing you will probably change the requirement . . . icon_sad.gif

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 03, 2014 4:21 pm    Post subject: Reply to: SORT in different sequence
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Thank you Bill and Pandora-Box.....
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 03, 2014 8:54 pm    Post subject:
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Thank you Bill and Pandora-Box.....


But no thank you to Escapa. Enrico, and especially not to Dick.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 04, 2014 10:21 am    Post subject: Reply to: SORT in different sequence
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Thank you all icon_surprised.gif
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