Links to DFSORT books, papers and examples. User Guide for DFSORT PTFs UI and UI (November, ). DFSORT/ICETOOL Forum: IBM flagship DFSORT, ICETOOL, ICEMAN and ICEGENER for Sort, Merge and Copy files. When we generate an Output using DFSORT sometimes, the records are not in a presentable format. For example, in the output records, there.

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jcl – Multiplication division using DFSORT utility in Mainframe – Stack Overflow

Thu Dec 16, 7: Presumably your files are quite large? We’ll introduce you to the hardware and peripherals. Suppose all records have length 65 bytes.

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mxinframe To many people who are thrown to work at a mainframe computer on their first job, they feel lost. For re-formatting of records, there are mainly 3 tools at your disposal – BUILD – Reformat each record by specifying all of its items one by one. Split File depending on Day Difference. Thank you so much Bill. Display topics from previous: Removing spaces and inserting comma using sort.


You cannot post new topics in this forum You cannot ,ainframe to topics in this forum You cannot edit your posts in this forum You cannot delete your posts in this forum You cannot vote in polls in this forum You cannot attach files in this forum You cannot download files in this forum. If you know that your count requires less than 15 digits, you can use a lower number of digits d instead by specifying DIGITS d. A question on editing records using sorts. The count is written as d decimal digits with leading zeros.

What does one understand by the phrase — Formatting of Output Records?

What does this, Interim Sort in file. Why do we need to format them?

Formatting Output Records – DFSORT Tutorial – Mainframes

Merge 2 files of diffrent LREL into a single file. The remaining elements of the statement are similar. You can format the records to minframe sorted in a particular way, prior to the sorting.

Thu Oct 25, 1: Fri Oct 19, 4: X, where c is the column till where the padding takes place. Thu Dec 09, Mon Oct 15, Fri Oct 26, 9: Use that to format the result.


Tue Dec 14, 4: We’ll talk about the operating system, the software installed on a mainframe. Mon Feb 08, 9: You have your counts. Your client may not be so happy at the end of the year to find that they’ve paid for reading and “counting” 7.

DFSORT – Simple sort with multiple columns using SORT FIELDS

Group according to certain fields using SORT. Wed Oct 31, For details of what that mask is, look it up in the manual, as you will discover other useful pre-defined masks at the time.

All to set an RC. If you want to fill in blanks in the last field, you use the syntax c: