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List of Supported Special Characters

Some EDI mapping properties allow you to enter special characters. We will mention if a property supports them.

Due to the selected encoding in the mapping the decimal value might differ in the input / output.

”<SOH>”

Start of Heading – Decimal Value: 1

”<STX>”

Start of Text – Decimal Value: 2

”<ETX>”

End of Text – Decimal Value: 3

”<EOT>”

End of Transmission – Decimal Value: 4

”<ENQ>”

Enquiry – Decimal Value: 5

”<ACK>”

Acknowledgment – Decimal Value: 6

”<BEL>”

Bell – Decimal Value: 7

”<BS>”

Backspace – Decimal Value: 8

”<TAB>”

Horizontal Tab – Decimal Value: 9

”<LF>”

Line Feed – Decimal Value: 10

”<VT>”

Vertical Tab – Decimal Value: 11

”<FF>”

Form Feed – Decimal Value: 12

”<CR>”

Carriage Return – Decimal Value: 13

Windows is using a combination of the characters carriage return and line feed as a new line separator.
You can use ”<CR><LF>” to represent a line break.

”<SO>”

Shift Out – Decimal Value: 14

”<SI>”

Shift In – Decimal Value: 15

”<DLE>”

Data Link Escape – Decimal Value: 16

”<DC1>”

Device Control 1 – Decimal Value: 17

”<DC2>”

Device Control 2 – Decimal Value: 18

”<DC3>”

Device Control 3 – Decimal Value: 19

”<DC4>”

Device Control 4 – Decimal Value: 20

”<NAK>”

Not Acknowledged – Decimal Value: 21

”<SYN>”

Synchronous Idle – Decimal Value: 22

”<ETB>”

End of Transmission Block – Decimal Value: 23

”<CAN>”

Cancel – Decimal Value: 24

”<EM>”

End of Medium – Decimal Value: 25

”<SUB>”

Substitute – Decimal Value: 26

”<ESC>”

Escape – Decimal Value: 27

”<FS>”

File Separator – Decimal Value: 28

”<GS>”

Group Separator – Decimal Value: 29

”<RS>”

Record Separator – Decimal Value: 30

”<US>”

Unit Separator – Decimal Value: 31

”<SP>”

This value requires module version 3.00.32 or above.

Space – Decimal Value: 32

”<GT>”

This value requires module version 4.00.11 or above.

Since we use the greater-than character to enclose special characters in the string, you must use the the the special charater code to output the character.

”<LT>”

This value requires module version 4.00.11 or above.


Since we use the less-than character to enclose special characters in the string, you must use the the special charater code to output the character.

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