• Subject: RE: Sort Sequence on a LF
  • From: boothm@xxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 20 Jul 1999 11:01:46 -0400

There were two ideas I could come up with:

1-change  the data base so that all trailing blanks become zeros so that
"21 " becomes "210" (a possible solution if the application and the boss
allows it).  I know it sounds silly, but teaching the users that position
matters in that field may go to solving a lot of other irritating problems
too.  My experience is that these kinds of data problems are a headache
for everyone, not just IS.
 
2- a pair of logicals, one of which includes >"999", and the other 
=<"999". Process the other logical first, then the one.

In <5FF5B9B4748BD211B4690008C70D3C90B45EA8@JNJFRISEXS2>, on 07/20/99 
   at 09:14 AM, "Kahn, David [JNJFR]" <DKahn1@JNJFR.JNJ.com> said:


>That's not going to bring character field "21 " before character field
>"200".

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