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Poha Eater

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 02, 2017 3:43 pm
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Hi Experts,

Could you please help me with a requirement in which i have to copy first 15 bytes (alphanumeric) of File A (LRECL=166, FB) & from column 22 to column 71 (total 50 bytes - alphanumeric) of File B (LRECL=75, FB) to one output file through DFSORT but i am not getting how to achieve that. Please guide me for this.

Input File 1:


Code:

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNO



Input File 2:


Code:
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX1234567890987654321012345678909876543210


Expected Output :

Code:

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNO1234567890987654321012345678909876543210


Thanks in Advance !!
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Nic Clouston

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 02, 2017 3:54 pm
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Please search the forum. On the second page there is at least one topic that should give you a starting point.

BTW - they are data sets not files.
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RahulG31

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:57 pm
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i am not getting how to achieve that. Please guide me for this.


Use JOINKEYS. Add SEQ number in both files and match by SEQ number (you haven't told but I assume you want one to one relationship).

This should be enough guidance.

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Poha Eater

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 03, 2017 12:19 pm
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Hi,

Thank you for providing your inputs. I searched the forum before coming here but didn't find anything concrete on my requirement, may be i didn't search the forum for long enough.

Thank you Rahul, i will proceed as you suggested and i think it will resolve my issue. Thank you for your help icon_biggrin.gif
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