EDIFACT Business Document

The data types that you can apply depend on the data class. In turn, the possible data classes depend on the structure type of the Business Document. For more information, see Business Document structure, Business Documents, and Axway Mapping Services DML Reference Guide

Data class

Data type

Definition field

Boolean

Boolean [0,1]

1

Date & Time

Date [YYYYMMDD]

8 (indicates a date)

Date [YYMMDD]

6 (indicates a date)

Integer

Integer (p)

10

Real number

Numeric (p)

18

Numeric [fixed length] (p)

18

Numeric (p,s)

18,6

Numeric [fixed length] (p,s)

18,6

String

Alphabetic (len)

255

alphaNumeric (len)

255

Alphabetic [fixed length] (len)

255

alphaNumeric [fixed length] (len)

255

Very large object

largeBinary (len)

255

Related topics

Business Document types

Define EDIFACT Business Documents

Business Document structure

Business Documents

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