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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2006 5:54 pm    Post subject: explain sort and merge
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explain sort and merge

Title changed from "cobol doubt???????" to "explain sort and merge" : Priyesh.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2006 6:10 pm    Post subject: Re: cobol doubt???????
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sort is used to sort a file depending on a key.
Merge is used to merge two sorted files.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2006 6:31 pm    Post subject:
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Sort verb is used to sort a sequential file based on a field in it,sorting can be done in ascending or descending order.

Merge is used to combine two sequential files which are already in sorted order.
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