Problem with variable length print

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Problem with variable length print

Postby Ron Mascarenhas » Sat Jul 18, 2009 1:29 pm

I have a problem printing variable length records.

For example if I specify the following and the record is shorter than 256, I get an error. Even tried VLSHRT and VLSCMP.
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Re: Problem with variable length print

Postby dick scherrer » Sun Jul 19, 2009 3:09 am


When you have a new question, please start a new topic for the new question.

Post the complete jcl, sort control statements, and the informational/diagnostic information generated by the run. Be sure t include the message ids.
Hope this helps,
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Re: Problem with variable length print

Postby Frank Yaeger » Mon Jul 20, 2009 8:50 pm


Also, what is the LRECL of the input file? For short records, do you want the missing bytes padded with blanks or something else?
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