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To insert zeroes in a PIPE delimited file

 
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dharmaraok

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 16, 2015 3:05 pm    Post subject: To insert zeroes in a PIPE delimited file
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I have a file in the PIPE delimiter format.

1|2|20150316
1|20|20150316

My output should lokk like

1|002|20150316
1|020|20150316

Second field is three byte field. if its not three bytes i have to insert zeroes infront of each value.

PLease let me know how can we achiev this by using sort command
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Bill Woodger

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 16, 2015 3:36 pm    Post subject: Reply to: To insert zeroes in a PIPE delimited file
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Why do you need to do that? (can't the reader realise that the presence/absence of leading zeros does not affect the value of anything)

Why can't the source of the data make that field fixed-length for you?

If you are stuck doing it, it is a simple PARSE into three parts, and using an EDIT= for the second PARSEd field as you use BUILD to remake the line.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 16, 2015 3:41 pm    Post subject:
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This file is coming from the upstream applications thats why I want to do reformat
how can we parse it by using EDIT option
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 16, 2015 4:27 pm    Post subject:
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Thanks Bill,

By using PARSE i have completeed the coding and its working fine.
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