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murali.andaluri

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 2:46 pm    Post subject: Compare VB file and FB file
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Hi,

i have file1 (VB) with the length 1003, and file2 (FB) with the lenght 13.
i wanted to compare file1 and file2 and write matched file1 record in output file (VB). Can anyone help me on this?

I am using below code...but getting error.
Code:
//SYSIN    DD *                   
  JOINKEYS FILE=F1,FIELDS=(45,13,A)
  JOINKEYS FILE=F2,FIELDS=(1,13,A)
  REFORMAT FIELDS=(F1:1,1003)     
  SORT FIELDS=COPY                 
/*


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Bill Woodger

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 3:46 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Compare VB file and FB file
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What error? Paste the details please.

I'd go with:
Code:

 REFORMAT FIELDS=(F1:1,4,5)


The 1,4 is the RDW, 5 on its own means "from position five to the end of the current record". With your 1003, you'll have potential problems.
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Marso

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 3:50 pm    Post subject:
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Do we have to guess which error you got ?
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murali.andaluri

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 3:51 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Compare VB file and FB file
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Thank you very much Bill, it is working fine now.
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