Last updated: 2018-11-20

Flat File Fixed Width

Flat File Fixed Width is an Expression Type and is used to extract values from a message.

Expression Types are used in Search Fields.

How to Add or manage Search Field.

Flat File Fixed Width extracts data from a fixed width file.
Important is if the start position + length is longer then the end of line the value will NOT be included in the result.
Example if skip line 1 and take from position 0 to 5 then only Alice would be included if there are missing spaces after Bob


Test Expression

You can test an expression when configuring a Search Field in the Test Expression tab

This example uses Takes both skips the first line by skip one line or include multiple lines. The first expression get the phone numbers. The second expression get the state.

Text Expression

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