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Old 10-28-2009
Separating the Columns based on the ColumnSize

Hi Gurus,

i had a Table with the columns

Code:
col1            Decimal(3),
col2            Decimal(2),
col3            String(1),
col4_blank1  String(2),
col5_blank2  String(10),
col6            String(3);


the Data(Records) of the Table in flat file is

89522D            085NOVOLIN BRAND                 888888ALL OTHER

i want to display the output by separating the columns with ~ based on the column size is 3 of col1 Decimal(3) and col2 having the size 2...

895~22~D  ~         ~085~NOVOLIN~ BRAND

Thanks in Advance
# 2  
Old 12-28-2009
You can use the regular string functions for that, such as MID(), SUBSTR(), LEFT() etc, and the string concatenation, which is in most cases the ampersand (&).
# 3  
Old 12-28-2009
set colsep to ~

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