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Apply Regular Expression to Tokens?

asked on February 4, 2015

I have been using the LF Connector Test Utility with a 3rd party application and was wondering after the token is created from a field, can regular expressions be run against the tokens value? For instance, in our 3rd party application the social security number shows as 555-55-5555, but in Laserfiche they are stored as 555555555. Is there a way to take out the "-"?

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replied on February 4, 2015

LF Connector 9 doesn't support regular expressions running against the token values right now. But it provides some string manipulation functions such as sub-string, split, trim on the token values. As for your special instance, you can make it using those string manipulation functions.

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replied on April 21, 2015

Forgive me for not fully understanding, but how/where would I manipulate the string to the output token?  An example of the number I am working with is either 12345-001 or 123456-001 and I only want the part before the "-".

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replied on April 21, 2015

See the help file for the example on SPLIT. You could split the value on the "-" and get the first value.

   <Child name="SPLIT">
          <Attribute name="Delimiters" value="-"/>
          <Attribute name="IndexToReturn" value="1"/>


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replied on April 21, 2015

Thank you Miruna!

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