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Flat file mapping problem.

we were doing Flat file to IDOC.

we were getting a field of length 12 from which we need to convert take first 10 values from left to right.

we used the sub string function till now...

functional team says...they might also send 5 digits in that case...i need to take the 5 digits number along with the 5 will i do that.

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Former Member replied

You an also use If-Else-if standard function for it.

Here is the UDF code.

String s = // assign your UDF variable here....
		if (s.length() ==12){
			System.out.println(s.substring(0,10));	//replace System.out.println with return in real UDF	
		else if (s.length() <= 5){
			String temp = "     ";
			System.out.println(s.concat(temp));  //replace System.out.println with return in real UDF

Edited by: Farooq Farooqui on Sep 4, 2008 12:38 AM

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