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The Use of Excel Spreadsheets to Help Reverse Engineer Flat Files in ODI (Doc ID 424375.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 21, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Data Integrator - Version and later
Oracle Data Integrator on Marketplace - Version 1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


An Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) Model is made of flat files Datastores in a Fixed field format. As no copy book exists, it is impossible to reverse engineer the files.

Does any solution exist which allows the definition of the flat files and which is more convenient than manually defining the file characteristics from ODI Designer?


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