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Matching files

Postby suneel549 » Fri Apr 24, 2009 1:52 pm


Please suggest me d cobol code for d following requirement....

I hav two sorted files FILE1,FILE2.
I want to move matched records to one file FILE3 and unmatched records to another file FILE4.
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Re: Matching files

Postby dick scherrer » Sat Apr 25, 2009 1:50 am

Hello and welcome to the forum,

At the top of the COBOL part of the forum, there is a Sticky called "2-file match/merge sample code " that contains a working example that provides the match/merge code you need.

Download that sample and modify for your use.
Hope this helps,
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