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asked 2019-04-08 14:04:42 -0500

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updated 2019-04-08 14:24:15 -0500

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I am applying the field remover on a delimited file. This creates an issue with columns which contain multiline data (i.e. separated by CRLF).

Can you please help parse this value?

I could try with field replacer and replace CRLF for a column but I'm not sure how to write the string replacement value -

${str:replaceAll(f:value(), '\n', '')}

But i cant get it working correctly.

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answered 2019-04-08 14:25:33 -0500

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You're almost there - you just need to use double backslash in the regular expression:

${str:replaceAll(f:value(), '\\n', '')}
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Hello, How do we make this work only for fields in different tables when using jdbc multi table origin? Field replacer returns error for f:value() for the field that doesnt exist in that tableThanks

kappapilla gravatar imagekappapilla ( 2020-01-22 14:31:15 -0500 )edit

nm, got it ${str:replaceAll(record:exists('/COMMENTS')?f:value():'','\\n', ' ')}

kappapilla gravatar imagekappapilla ( 2020-01-22 14:49:07 -0500 )edit
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