How to Configure the Flat File Assembler Pipeline Component

The Flat File Assembler pipeline component is used to serialize an XML document into delimited or positional flat file format before sending it out of the server.

To configure the properties for the Flat File Assembler pipeline component

  1. Drag the Flat File Assembler pipeline component into the Assemble stage of the send pipeline.

  2. In the Properties window, in the Pipeline Component Properties section, do the following.

     

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    Document schema

    Select a flat file document schema to use for serializing the message from XML to the flat file format. If no schema is specified, run-time schema discovery is done. You can create the flat file document schema in BizTalk Editor.

    Default value: None

    Header schema

    Select a schema for the header part of the flat file message. A header schema can also be specified in the message context property named HeaderSpecName under the xmlnorm namespace. In this case, it will override the header schema specified in Pipeline Designer.

    You can create the schema for the header part of the flat file message with BizTalk Editor.

    Default value: None

    Preserve byte order mark

    Specifies whether to add a byte order mark (BOM) to the document produced by the assembler component.

    Default Value: False

    Target charset

    Specifies the target character set used for encoding of outgoing messages.

    Default value: None

    Trailer schema

    Select a schema for the trailer part of the flat file message. You can create the schema for the trailer part of the flat file message in BizTalk Editor.

    Default value: None

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