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DFSORT and amazing new data processing tricks. In a perfect world, data columns would be neatly aligned and easy to sort, edit and display. Records 31 – 40 Smart DFSORT TricksJuly, DFSORT Web Site For papers, online books, news, tips, examples and more, visit the DFSORT website at URL. TABLE OF CONTENTS FEW USEFUL TRICKS USING DFSORT AND DFSORT and ICETOOL have lot of uses in Mainframe application. discussed here.

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How are groups of records identified? Total order costs breakup by subject-area: Example of file lay tricos If we declare 12 output files max and if the record count is low, how to handle unused output files? Otherwise, you can set a maximum number of output datasets, and remove any “empty” ones after the step.

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Last but not least run the following job and show us the complete sysout which will help us determine the level of DFSORT you are running. In this case there would be 11 output files 4 A member present in a file can have many record types, for eg A,B,C.


Mainframe people dtsort to speak a completely different language and that doesn’t make life easy. We’ll introduce you trickks the hardware and peripherals.

If you do need help then please provide us with the following. What’s more, the books and manuals are incredibly hard to comprehend.

Readers based in Indiacan buy the e-book for Rs. So in case of split, a member should not be present in two different files. To many dcsort who are thrown to work at a mainframe computer on their first job, they feel lost.

We’ll also talk about the different people who work on a mainframe. Select the orders on computer books: But here, in the real world, data can get unorderly and messy! Earlier overlays can be seen by later overlays.

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Try with that approach and lets us know if you are having trouble with that. International readers based in the US and other countries can click here to purchase the e-book. DFSORT and amazing new data processing tricks In a perfect world, data columns would be neatly aligned and easy to sort, edit and display. Splitting the records dynamicall with certain logic. The problem I have is that people can explain things quickly but I can only comprehend slowly.


:: View topic – Split a record into two using DFSORT.

Select the orders that are 90 days and older: In a nutshell, we’ll de-mystify the mainframe. Your help is highly appreciated!! We’ll talk about the operating system, the software installed on a mainframe.

Overlay specific parts of records Parse delimited fields Justify data Test for numeric data Handle numeric values that have separators and decimal points Conversion to another format Reformat different records in different ways Add sequence numbers In this article, I will share some of my dffsort DFSORT tricks. Show us what you have tried so far.

Let’s establish an input file BOOK. For eg While splitting the file for a member, all record types should be present in a single file.