Set DBCS Format panel

The Set DBCS Format option is used to define where DBCS format, mixed format, and EBCDIC format fields are within an input record.

Panel and field definitions

Figure 1. Set DBCS Format panel
  Process   Options   Help
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 Z Data Tools                   Set DBCS Format
 Enter the format definitions (start column, end column, type) in ascending
 order. Enter RESET to discard the current definitions. Enter LIST to print the
 current definitions.

 Current Format definition:

 1,*,EB_________ _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________
 _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________
 _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________
 _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________
 _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________
 _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________
 _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________ _______________





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Format definition
Defines the start, end, and type of input fields in this order separated by commas. Up to 32 field definitions may be entered in ascending order.

Valid ranges are:

start
1-9999
end
1-9999 or * for end of record
type
EB = EBCDIC

DB = DBCS

MI = mixed

Child panels

  • None.

Equivalent functions

  • None.

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