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PostPosted: Thu Feb 02, 2006 7:17 pm    Post subject: alternate records frominput file
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Hi,

I want to split a data set in such a way that one file should contain all even number records and the second file should contain all the odd number records means like below.............

if input file has records like
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12.....................like so on and so forth

I need to split this file as below......

first file should have
1 3 5 7 9 ...................records like

and

second file should have
2 4 6 8 10 12 ....................records like

thx in adv..................

pavan
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 02, 2006 7:34 pm    Post subject:
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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12.....................like so on and so forth

is this a single record...???? icon_question.gif or ur record organization is
1
2
3
4
5
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Rajesh...
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 02, 2006 9:18 pm    Post subject:
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//SYSIN DD *

SORT FIELDS=COPY
OUTFIL FILES=(1,2),SPLIT
/*


After executing this sort job with this sysin, every 1 and 2nd records will go into output files respectively.(there should be two output files specified.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 02, 2006 10:37 pm    Post subject:
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pavan,

Expanding on jai's response, you can use a DFSORT job like this to do what you asked for:

Code:

//S1    EXEC  PGM=ICEMAN                 
//SYSOUT    DD  SYSOUT=*                 
//SORTIN DD DSN=... input file                             
//ODD DD DSN=...  output file1 (odd records)                         
//EVEN DD DSN=...  output file2 (even records)                       
//SYSIN DD *                             
  SORT FIELDS=COPY                       
  OUTFIL FNAMES=(ODD,EVEN),SPLIT         
/*                                       
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 03, 2006 2:18 pm    Post subject:
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Hi All,

Thank you one and all for promt reply.....

bye 4 now......

pavan
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