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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Try with that approach and lets us know if you are having trouble with that. For eg While splitting the file for a member, all record types should be present in a single file. 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 favourite DFSORT tricks.

Splitting the records dynamicall with certain logic – DFSORT/ICETOOL/ICEGENER

DFSORT and amazing new data processing tricks In a perfect world, data columns would be neatly aligned and easy to sort, edit and display. How are groups of records identified? Show us what you have tried so far.


We’ll also talk about the different people who work on a mainframe. We’ll talk about the operating system, the software installed on a mainframe. So in case of split, a member should not be present in two different files.

DFSORT MASTER: 20 DFSORT Tips and Tricks

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But here, in the real world, data can get unorderly and messy! What’s more, the books and manuals are incredibly hard to comprehend.

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Let’s establish an input file BOOK. Your help is highly appreciated!! To many people who are thrown to work at a mainframe computer on their first job, they feel lost.


In a nutshell, we’ll de-mystify the mainframe. The problem I have is that people can explain things quickly but I can only comprehend slowly. Last but not least run the following job and show us the complete sysout which will dfsory us determine the level of DFSORT you are running. If we declare 12 output files max and tridks the record count is low, how to handle unused output files?

Example of file lay out: If you do need help then please provide us with the following. In this case there would be 11 output tricis 4 A member present in a file can have many record types, for eg A,B,C.

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