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Parsing Data Automatically
After you have highlighted some text on the Design tab, you can parse the following types of data:
Parse Columnar Data: Parses the columnar data in the selected text using the Column Separator value defined in the Configuration tab. This option splits a line of text into multiple data fields. A best line recognition pattern is derived from the selected text to identify the line style. Fields parsed using this option are of fixed start and end column. You can later edit the line style and column indices based on the requirement. This option currently supports only single line text selection.
If there is no obvious pattern for the Extract Editor to automatically create a line style, a message appears indicating that the Extract Editor cannot create the line style.
Parse Tagged Data: Parses the tagged data in the selected text using the Tag Separator value defined in the Configuration tab. This option splits a line of text into a line recognition pattern and a data field of fixed start and end columns. You can select any number of lines in the Text Viewer and use this option to automatically create line styles and data fields.
Last modified date: 01/25/2022