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conditional flat file extraction in sap bods 3.2 from remote location


I have project requirement wherein we have to extract data from flat file(some are csv,xls,txt format ) from remote location based on certain conditions.

1 > extracting data only from latest available file (since days wise flat file are generated on remote location).

Data conversion as per requirement.

2 > converting html to txt file / directly extracting data from html file from remote location.

incase of file conversion from html to txt certain formatting is required.


Sachin Gupta

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  • Jul 29, 2017 at 09:13 PM

    Hi Sachin,

    Use get_file_attribute() function to extract data from latest available file.

    syntax :- get_file_attribute('//order', 'date_created') . Write conditions using this function in a script and extract data from latest file.


    Ravi kiran

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