Josh Verne replied to Kevin Bayne's discussion Can SortWriter access DSNAMES? in Mainframe
"Wondering if there was any update to getting this functionality?
This is easy enough to do in SAS but I try to avoid SAS as much as possible because it is much slower than SYNCSORT.
I read two very old forum posts on the web from many years ago but…"
May 2
Josh Verne replied to Josh Verne's discussion Parse and dedupe in Mainframe
"I think I figured it out.  Was to caught up i thinking I had to use ENDBEFR and ENDAT

INREC PARSE=(%1=(ENDBEFR=C'|',FIXLEN=100)),       BUILD=(01:%1,SQZ=(SHIFT=LEFT,PREBLANK=C'"'))SORT FIELDS=(1,100,CH,A)   DUPKEYS FIRSTDUP,NODUPS,XDUP"
Feb 16, 2017