I have gone thru few of the posts regarding the use of Julian date and time (HHMM format) on the header1 and trailer1 records of the SORT card. I know that TIME2 option can not be used with header1 and trailer1.
There was a post where workaround was possible with BUILD but the position of the time was at end of the header and trailer record.
I have created a SORT card which will temporarily put the HHMM characters in the first SORT step and in the next SORT step I will replace them with TIME2 option. The output file is of 740 characters.
My query is - is any other solution to have time (HHMM format) in the middle of the header1 and trailer record.