please explain ZD and T in JCL?



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please explain ZD and T in JCL?

Postby leon » Sun Mar 29, 2009 3:32 am

hi, can anybody help me explain the meaning: "ZD,EDIT=(TTTTTTTT), " in my JCL,
thx.
//SYSIN DD *                                         

  SORT FIELDS=COPY                                   

    OUTFIL FNAMES=SORTOUT,                           

           OUTREC=(1:01,23,                         

                   24:24,4,ZD,EDIT=(TTTTTTTT),       

                   40:29,4,BI,EDIT=(TTTTTTTT),       

                   50:X)       
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Re: please explain ZD and T in JCL?

Postby dick scherrer » Sun Mar 29, 2009 4:22 am

Hello,

What you have posted is not JCL - it is control information for the SORT.

ZD is for zoned-decimal. EDIT=(TTTTTTTT) is an edit pattern.

Complete details of the sort control info is in the manual for your sort product - proabaly DFSORT or Syncsort.
Hope this helps,
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