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How to handle a file with double pipe || delimiter in data loading file activity ACC

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10-04-2021

Hi Everyone,

 

I have a requirement for data import flows where in the import files are delimited with double pipe ||.

Sample as below

 

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Can anyone please help me handle this? I tried changing the delimiter as || in the data loading activity but that doesn't seem to work.

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Hi Ratika,

 

You need to enable the option Consider the consecutive delimiter as one & need to give the single pipe as the column separator.

 

Below is the screenshot for reference. Hope this helps.

 

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Hi @ratika,

Were you able to resolve this query with any of the given solutions or do you still need more help here? Do let us know.

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10-04-2021

Hi @ratika

for delimiters one character is used in most cases.
Maybe someone will have better idea but I would suggest that you use only one pipe "|" as a delimiter. This will produce a lot of additional empty columns. Later in Enrichment node just pick the ones you need.

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