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insert dummy record(Low values) to PS file using DFSORT

 
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useit

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 24, 2014 4:20 pm    Post subject: insert dummy record(Low values) to PS file using DFSORT
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hi,

Can you help me in syntax to insert a dummy record in PS file using DFSORT. I need a dummy record in PS file with low-values for the entire record length Of the file. If possible i don’t want to specify the rec length in the sort card.

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useit
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 24, 2014 4:35 pm    Post subject:
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create your dummy record as HEADER or TRAILER depending upon where do you want it.
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Bill Woodger

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 24, 2014 5:15 pm    Post subject: Reply to: insert dummy record(Low values) to PS file using D
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useit,

You'll have to make a better description of what you want. F or V records? Why don't you want to know the length? Where would you want to insert the record? Why do you want to do this?

mistah kurtz,

Do you mean HEADER1/TRAILER1? How would you fill those with binary zeros?
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 24, 2014 5:46 pm    Post subject:
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Hi Bill.

Yes..I meant HEADER1/TRAILER1. I thought we can use the X'00', but yes, with record length. Something like:
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OUTFIL REMOVECC,HEADER1=(80X'00')
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