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Pallavi Vishwanath

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 15, 2016 2:45 am    Post subject: Remove intermediate spaces
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I have a file of LRECL 80. The data present is of variable length.

AAAAAAA
BBBBBBB
CCC
AAAAAAA
BBBBBBB
CCCC
AAAAAAA
BBBBBBB
CCCCCC

I need the data to be in this format:

AAAAAAA
BBBBBBB
CCCAAAA
AAABBBB
BBBCCCC
AAAAAAA
BBBBBBB
CCCCCC

Is it possible to do this using JCL and utilities like SYNCSORT/ FileAid etc?
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Bill Woodger

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Joined: 09 Mar 2011
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 15, 2016 5:34 am    Post subject: Reply to: Remove intermediate spaces
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Is your data representative of the data that can exist? For instance:

Code:
CCCC
CC
BBBBBBB


Is that possible?

How many records do you have?
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