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by kbrady
Wed Jun 19, 2013 3:58 am
Forum: TextPipe Tips and Tricks, Questions and Support
Topic: Delete Variable Length Text
Replies: 8
Views: 8290

Re: Delete Variable Length Text

Oh. Duh.
Thanks. :oops:

P.S. How do I learn about Easy Patterns without constantly bugging the forum folks? I've read the tutorial and the online help, but (obviously) I still don't understand enough to work efficiently with Easy Patterns. Any suggestions?

Thanks again.
by kbrady
Mon Jun 17, 2013 11:13 pm
Forum: TextPipe Tips and Tricks, Questions and Support
Topic: Delete Variable Length Text
Replies: 8
Views: 8290

Re: Delete Variable Length Text

I apologize, I should have been more clear in my previous statement. I understand about the 1+ functionality; I was referring to those situations where a decimal may occur but was not necessarily included in the sample data that I provided. Additionally, sometimes one or more of the numbers may be a...
by kbrady
Mon Jun 17, 2013 9:07 pm
Forum: TextPipe Tips and Tricks, Questions and Support
Topic: Delete Variable Length Text
Replies: 8
Views: 8290

Re: Delete Variable Length Text

Thank you both for the replies.

I'll be doing some testing today using both recommended methods. On first glance, I think I would have to create an Easy Pattern for every possible combination of numbers, decimal places, etc. - but that may not be a bad thing.

I'll keep you posted.

Thanks again.
by kbrady
Fri Jun 14, 2013 9:20 pm
Forum: TextPipe Tips and Tricks, Questions and Support
Topic: Delete Variable Length Text
Replies: 8
Views: 8290

Delete Variable Length Text

I'm new to the forum and the TextPipe product. I am in my third day of evaluating the software and I'm stuck. Here's the overview of what I am trying to do: using SSIS 2012, download a text file from a FTP site every day, parse through the file using TextPipe grabbing only certain elements and then ...