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Type tree reading

Type tree reading

(OP)
Hi,

I'm trying to read the file which has multiple MQheader + messages in a file(doesn't have any terminators),Could someone help me how could I read each message and process it,

File looks like:

MD......MQSTR...Message1MD......MQSTR...Message2MD......MQSTR...Message3MD......MQSTR...Message4MD......MQSTR...Message5

I would like to read this file and process each message separately(MD......MQSTR...Message).

Thanks in advance.

Mapper

RE: Type tree reading

lack of terminators will make it challenging.  Things that would help would be initiators, delimiters and fixed lengths.  Even with those you may have issues.  Where does segment end if it's defined as text and you can't define a way for the map to identify the end of data.  Post fix delimiters might help, Component rules may als help but depending on your data....
 

RE: Type tree reading

Looks like your file is one whole continuous record. One possible way is to UNSTRING your file delimited by "MD" and this will create a sequential file that you can use for your tree. Or is there a way that you could use "MD" as your terminator?

RE: Type tree reading

Unstringing might work if you don't have to worry about a stray "MD" (or other delimiting value) impacting the process.

definitely worth testing...

RE: Type tree reading

(OP)
Thanks guys! Let me try...

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