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EDIFACT Settings - Outbound (Write)

Header Settings (UNB)

Setting Description

Interchange Sender ID (UNB 2.1)

This field is the EDI Interchange ID for your Company. This is auto populated from [EDIFACT Identity Settings].

Interchange sender ID qualifier (UNB 2.2)

This is a field for your EDIFACT Interchange sender ID qualifier. This is auto populated from [EDIFACT Identity Settings - Home Org].

Interchange Receiver ID (UNB 3.1)

This field is your trading partners EDIFACT Interchange Receiver ID. This is auto populated from [Interchange ID - UNB].

Interchange receiver ID qualifier (UNB 3.2)

This field is your trading partners EDIFACT Interchange Receiver ID qualifier. This is auto populated from [Interchange ID qualifier - UNB].

Request Acknowledgements (UNB 9)

Indicates if your trading partner requires EDIFACT document acknowledgements; correlates to the EDIFACT document CONTRL.

Required?

No

Valid values
  • 1 (Acknowledgement requested)

  • 2 (Confirmation of receipt only)

Default

None provided

Default test indicator (UNB 11)

Checkbox; select if you are testing EDIFACT documents (Outbound) with this trading partner.

Required?

No

Default

Not selected

Syntax version (UNB 1.2)

Required?

No

Valid values
  • 2

  • 3

  • 4

Default

4

Parser Settings (checkboxes)

  • Always send UNA

  • Fail document when invalid character in value

Terminator/Delimiter

These settings specify which special characters your Company wants to use with a trading partner to separate and use as terminators in the EDIFACT data. The min/max for this field is 1. All these fields are editable.

Data element separator character

The default value is “+”

Component element separator character

The default value is “:”

Repetition separator character

The default value is “*”

Segment terminator character

The default value is “ ‘ “

Release character

The default value is “? “

Line ending between segments

Drop-down box that enables you to specify on your outbound data you would like CR (Carriage return) or Line feed (LF) or Line feed carriage return (LFCR) or none.

String substitution character

Character to be used to replace invalid characters in string values; no default given.

Character Set and Encoding

Message character encoding

Required?

No

Valid values
  • ONOA (ISO 646)

  • UNOB (ISO 646)

  • UNOC (ISO 8859-1)

  • UNOD (ISO 8859-2)

  • UNOE (ISO 8859-5)

  • UNOF (ISO 8859-7)

  • UNOG (ISO 8859-3)

  • UNOH (ISO 8859-4)

  • UNOI (ISO 8859-6)

  • UNOJ (ISO 8859-8)

  • UNOK (ISO 8859-9)

  • UTF8

Default

UNOA (ISO 646)

Control Number Settings

Setting Description

Initial Interchange Control Reference

A whole number can be specified in the Initial Interchange Control Reference number to begin on your outbound documents with this Trading Partner. If a single digit is specified it will be padded with leading zeros.

Required?

No

Valid values

Alphanumeric

Default

None

Initial Message Reference Number

A whole number can be specified to begin on your outbound documents with this Trading Partner. If a single digit is specified it will be padded with leading zeros.

Required?

No

Valid values

Alphanumeric

Default

None