Field-by-Field - GeoTAX_Premium - 7 - 7.7

GeoTAX Premium for Windows, UNIX/Linux, and z/OS

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Product family
Geo Addressing
Product
GeoTAX Premium
Version
7.7
Language
English
Product name
GeoTAX Premium
Title
GeoTAX Premium for Windows, UNIX/Linux, and z/OS
Copyright
2023
First publish date
1998
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2023-10-19
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2023-10-19T16:49:54.924301

The following table describes each field on the FILEDF parameter record.

Position

Field Name

Description

Comments

1-6

KEYWORD

Parameter name: FILEDF

Required

8-15

Input or output file name

Appropriate input or output file name.

GTBMNAM   Input file

GTBMCOK   Output file - coded OK records

GTBMPLC   Output file - place-coded records

GTBMNCO   Output file - non-coded records

GTBMARC   Output file - as input to mapping application

GTBMPRM   Input file - parameter records

Required - no default

17

User-specified record format

Indicates the format of the input records:

F   Fixed-length, sequential (default)

L   Fixed-length with an end-of-file

U   Variable-length

Note: Options L and U are available for UNIX and Windows NT, only. Under UNIX and NT, variable means AcuCobol variable format file”. Output files can also be variable in these platforms.

Required

19-22

User-specified record length

Record length that you specified.

Required for file GTBMARC

24-28

Record block size

File block size you specified, in bytes.

Optional

30-35

Reserved

 

 

37-49

Delimiter information

By default, fields posted in GTBMARC output file are comma delimited. However you can use positions 37-49 to define additional delimiters such as double quotes.

Note: If position 37 contains either a C or X, the value for the exit routine name (positions 39-48) is ignored in order to process delimiter information. Delimited file support only works for output file GTBMARC.

Optional

37

First delimiter format

Format of the first delimiter:

C   Delimiter is in character format, contained in position 39.

X   Delimiter is in hexadecimal format, contained in positions 39-40.

Optional

39-40

First delimiter

Character or hexadecimal value identified as a delimiter when writing output fields to output file GTBMARC.

Optional

42

Second delimiter format

Format of the second delimiter:

C   Delimiter is in character format, contained in position 44.

X   Delimiter is in hexadecimal format, contained in positions 44-45.

Optional

44-45

Second delimiter

Character or hexadecimal value identified as a delimiter when writing output fields to output file GTBMARC.

Optional

47

Third delimiter format

Format of the third delimiter:

C   Delimiter is in character format, contained in position 44.

Optional

49

Third delimiter

Character identified as a delimiter when writing output fields to output file GTBMARC.

Optional

39-46

Input or output exit routine name

Name of the input exit routine called when GeoTAX is ready to read a record from this file; or the name of the output exit routine called when GeoTAX is ready to write a record to the file.

NOTE: If position 37 contains either a C or an X, the value for the Exit Routine name (positions 39-46) is ignored in order to process delimiter information.

Optional - No default; Name must be left-justified

50-56

Number of records to skip before processing

Number of records GeoTAX skips before selecting the first record.

Optional - No default

58-64

Number of Records for cross-sectional sampling

Percentage number of records to process. GeoTAX assumes a decimal point before the first digit.

Optional - No default

66-72

Maximum number of records to process

Maximum number of records GeoTAX reads from or writes to this file.

Optional - No default

74

Overwrite/extend indicator

Contains the disposition you specified:

E   Write new data after the old data ends.

Blank   Overwrite old file data.

Required