IPWorks EDIFACT 2020 Node.js Edition

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InputData Property

The data to translate.

Syntax

 edifacttranslator.getInputData([callback])
 edifacttranslator.setInputData( inputData, [callback])

Default Value

""

Callback

The 'callback' parameter specifies a function which will be called when the operation completes (or an error is encountered). If the 'callback' parameter is not specified, then the method will block and will not return until the operation completes (or an error is encountered).

The callback for the getInputData([callback]) method is defined as:

function(err, data){ }

'err' is the error that occurred. If there was no error, then 'err' is 'null'.

'data' is the value returned by the method.

The callback for the setInputData([callback]) method is defined as:

function(err){ }

'err' is the error that occurred. If there was no error, then 'err' is 'null'.

'err' has 2 properties which hold detailed information:

err.code
err.message

Remarks

This property specifies the data to be translated. This may be set to EDI data or XML/JSON data. To specify the type of data held by the property set InputFormat.

Input and Output Properties

The class will determine the source and destination of the input and output based on which properties are set.

The order in which the input properties are checked is as follows:

When a valid source is found the search stops. The order in which the output properties are checked is as follows:
  • OutputFile
  • OutputData: The output data is written to this property if no other destination is specified.

This property is not available at design time.

Data Type

String

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