Add Numeric Values Using JCL

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Add Numeric Values Using JCL

Post by venky » Fri Apr 08, 2016 7:39 pm

Hi All,

Can anyone please look into the below question.

I have a 80 byte file with the below records.

164 NUMS:000001
123 NUMS:000001
122 NUMS:000001
223 NUMS:000001
444 NUMS:000001

Need output as below.

164 NUMS:000001
123 NUMS:000001
122 NUMS:000001
223 NUMS:000001
444 NUMS:000001
SUM :000005

When I am trying to use as below


but i am getting the output as.

164 NUMS:000005

Thank you.

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Post by William Collins » Sat Apr 09, 2016 12:32 pm

Why do you want to SORT the data which is already in the order you want?

Look at OUTFIL reporting features: REMOVECC, SECTIONS with TRAILER3 using TOT/TOTAL. You can format the data in many ways like that.

As well as sucking-up resources and consolidating data, SUM has no options for formatting.

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