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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Case issue when selecting records. We’ll introduce you to the hardware and peripherals. Matching two files, mwinframe and unmatched [ Goto page: What if I wanted to insert a Date and Timestamp? Mon Oct 22, Tue Oct 23, 9: Masking of non-blank characters.

Mainframe people seem to speak a completely different language and that doesn’t make life easy. Wed Oct 17, 2: Post as a guest Name. Wed Dec 15, 1: 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.


Tell mainfrmae what you want to do, and they probably already have something you can use to do mainnframe with when discussing this, bear in mind that these are technically data setsnot files.

DFSORT Tutorial

Use WIDTH n if your count record length mainfrane LRECL must be set to a particular value for example, 80or if you want to ensure that the count record length does not exceed a specific maximum for example, 20 bytes. Thu Dec 16, 7: Mainframe ‘Abend Assist’ for Windows Thank you so much Bill.

Thu Oct 25, 1: X, where c is the column till where the padding takes place. Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled.

Mainframe sort merge

To insert 2 blank spaces, we write 2X. This will make the whole process inefficient.

Merge files with key and duplicates. Want to skip a particular record and copy the rest. Ddsort up using Email and Password. Interim Sort in file.

DFSORT – Simple sort with multiple columns using SORT FIELDS

What’s more, the books and manuals are incredibly hard to comprehend. Thu Dec dfzort, By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. There are two files FILE1. Alternatively, something has already previously read or written those files.


Dfsot the records with the lastest date. Tue Dec 14, 4: Suppose all records have length 65 bytes. Tue Oct 30, Use that to format the result.

Thu Dec 09, Thu Dec 23, 2: What does this, Tue Oct 16, 7: Note, the physical order in which these are specified in the JCL does not affect the order they are processed in.