How to check the numeric data using a INCLUDE statement

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How to check the numeric data using a INCLUDE statement

Post by subbu » Fri Sep 27, 2013 12:11 pm

Can any one pls let me know how we can verify the numeric data using the INCLUDE.

I knw we can verify the char values like below:
My requirment is to verify the numeric data.

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Post by William Collins » Fri Sep 27, 2013 3:48 pm

It is not clear what you want.

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Will include all records whose values at that position and length are numeric.

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All those records whose values at that position and length are not numeric.

Look in the manual for the valid numeric data types and how NUM can be used.

If you need something else, fully describe it with sample input and expected output.
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Post by NicC » Fri Sep 27, 2013 7:47 pm

Also, the JCL INCLUDE statement does nothing like that - it is for including JCL. So JCL cannot do tis. I guess you mean sort in which case which sort product do you use? With that information a kind moderator can move your topic to the correct place.

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Post by DikDude » Fri Sep 27, 2013 11:47 pm

Yup, happy to relocate this.

Also, you neeed to consider which values are numeric to you - they might be more than a simple numeric test can handle. i.e. to you 12,345.67 might be numeric, but i believe it is not numeric to the "num" test.
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