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RE: Query to identify EBCDIC Printable characters



fixed

Not sure how you are going to inspect each character position
of each field.

But the following works for a single character field:

SELECT * FROM somlib/afile
WHERE onechar < (X'40')
OR onechar > (X'FE')

-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Vinay Gavankar
Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 1:11 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Query to identify EBCDIC Printable characters

Hi,

I want to use Query or SEQUEL (cannot run SQL on production box), to identify any records in a file, that have fields with non-printable characters.

Without having to define every printable character I see in the EBCDIC table in my query, what would be the best way to do this?

Thanks
Vinay
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