Data Resource - Text File

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A text file is a file data resource that contains characters data.


A text file allows to specifies the following attributes.

Name Default Values Description
endOfRecords \r\n, \n or \r on Read
\r\n (Windows) or \n (Linux) on Write
The end of record (EOR) are the characters that design the end of a record (by default the end of line)
characterSet Detected on Read
UTF-8 on Creation
The character set that maps bits data to characters.
columnName Lines The name of the column when loaded in a relational database.
A text file is then processed as tabular data with one column of type text.

Note also that the count common attribute gives you the number of record (line by default).


The below values are the detected and most known characterSet values.

If a value entered is not supported, you will get the whole list of supported character set.

Value Languages (Description)
US-ASCII Seven-bit ASCII, a.k.a.
UTF-16 Sixteen-bit UCS Transformation Format,
byte order identified by an optional byte-order mark
UTF-16BE Sixteen-bit UCS Transformation Format, big-endian byte order
UTF-16LE Sixteen-bit UCS Transformation Format, little-endian byte order
UTF-8 Eight-bit UCS Transformation Format
Shift_JIS Japanese
ISO-2022-JP Japanese
ISO-2022-CN Simplified Chinese
ISO-2022-KR Korean
GB18030 Chinese
Big5 Traditional Chinese
EUC-JP Japanese
EUC-KR Korean
ISO-8859-1 Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian,
Norwegian, Portuguese, Swedish - ISO Latin Alphabet No
ISO-8859-2 Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian
ISO-8859-5 Russian
ISO-8859-6 Arabic
ISO-8859-7 Greek
ISO-8859-8 Hebrew
ISO-8859-9 Turkish
windows-1250 Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian
windows-1251 Russian
windows-1252 Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian,
Norwegian, Portuguese, Swedish
windows-1253 Greek
windows-1254 Turkish
windows-1255 Hebrew
windows-1256 Arabic
KOI8-R Russian
IBM420 Arabic
IBM424 Hebrew
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