If you're not familiar with DFSORT and DFSORT's ICETOOL, I'd suggest reading through "z/OS DFSORT: Getting Started". It's an excellent tutorial, with lots of examples, that will show you how to use DFSORT, DFSORT's ICETOOL and DFSORT Symbols. You can access it online, along with all of the other DFSORT books, from:
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That depends on what the "header" is. Can the header be identified in some way (e.g. '48' in positions 1-2) or can it only be identified as the first record? Is the header shown in your input example? If so, which record is it? If not, show a better example with the header.
Also, what is the RECFM and LRECL of your input file? _________________ Frank Yaeger - DFSORT Development Team (IBM) - email@example.com
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