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bhuvana_veera

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 19, 2006 3:51 pm    Post subject: can i retrieve records dynamically in seq files
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can i retrieve records dynamically in sequential files... i.e if i have 10 records in my seq file, i want 5th to 10th rec, if yes, can i use READ NEXT command
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khamarutheen

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 19, 2006 3:54 pm    Post subject: Dynamic read
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Hi Bhuvana_veera,

U can use by using some RBA like that. That dynamic read is already available in our forum. search it. hope u can get the link. let me know if u cant.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 19, 2006 3:59 pm    Post subject: can i retrieve records dynamically in sequential files... i.
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bhavana we cannot retrieve sequential file directly,we can read sequential file in sequential access mode only.

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manjinder

correct me if i am wrong.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 30, 2006 5:40 pm    Post subject: hi
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you can read the records of sequential files only with the help of RBA, provided it is in online processing.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 30, 2006 5:40 pm    Post subject: hi
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you can read the records of sequential files only with the help of RBA, provided it is in online processing.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 31, 2006 9:02 am    Post subject:
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hi all,


only ESDS files can be read using the RBA .
Cobol doesn't support RBA


thanks
Balaji
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rajesh_1183

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 31, 2006 9:39 am    Post subject:
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hi bhuvana,

if ur file is having less records like 50-100 then i think u can move them to a table and u can do dynamic access with the subscript....

corrections welcomed...

Thanks,
Rajesh
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