User Guide for DFSORT PTFs UQ95214 and UQ95213 (SORTPDUG)

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Abstract

Documents the important enhancements provided to DFSORT and DFSORT's ICETOOL by z/OS DFSORT V1R5 PTF UQ95214 and DFSORT R14 PTF UQ95213 for conditionally reformatting records; overlaying only selected parts of records; larger numeric fields and constants; new data formats for extracting digits, and displaying TOD and ETOD date and time values; restarting sequence numbers; join and match operations; date and time constants; conversion of statistical and count values; reports; easier migration from other sort products, and more.

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z/OS DFSORT V1R5 PTF UQ95214 and DFSORT Release 14 PTF UQ95213, first available in December, 2004, provide important enhancements to DFSORT and DFSORT's ICETOOL for conditionally reformatting records (IFTHEN); overlaying only selected parts of records (OVERLAY); larger numeric fields and constants; new data formats for extracting digits (SFF, UFF), and displaying TOD and ETOD date and time values (DCn, TCn, DEn, TEn); restarting sequence numbers (RESTART); join and match operations; date and time constants; conversion of statistical and count values; reports; easier migration from other sort products, and more.

The SORTPDUG paper is the documentation for PTFs UQ95214 and UQ95213. It highlights, describes and shows examples of the new features provided by these PTFs for DFSORT and for DFSORT's powerful, multi-purpose ICETOOL utility. It also details new and changed messages associated with these PTFs.

This paper provides the documentation you need to start using the features and messages associated with PTFs UQ95214 and UQ95213.

 

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More support for:

z/OS family

Software version:

Not Applicable

Operating system(s):

z/OS

Reference #:

T7000088

Modified date:

2009-11-09

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