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Default Masking flat file

I have a typical requirement.
I have a flat file which is a fixed length one.
In this flat file from 3rd position to 21st position (i.e 19 characters) is allocated for the acc #. The acc # may not be of full length. The length can vary from 10-19 characters.

Now my requirement is that I need to replace this acc # in such a way that leaving the first 6 digits and last 4 digits the remaining digits should be 0.



As i posted something similar to this few days back at that time the requirement was different; sed work for me
Now as far as my knowledge goes first of all we need to find out the length of the acc #

Thanks to all for their help

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