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Useful EDI Sample Programs

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(You must have EDIdEv - Framework EDI - installed on your machine to run the programs successfully.  An evaluation copy can be downloaded at www.edidev.com.)

Below are sample programs that demonstrates how one can use Framework EDI to process EDI files in a number of ways that can be useful in an EDI solution.

Below is a sample program to demonstrate EDI to XML conversion, generating an EDI message in XML format, and translating an EDI message from an XML format.



Excel EDI Mapper
This is an example Excel macro  program in Visual Basic to demonstrate how one can easily transform an Excel spreadsheet into an EDI mapper for generating and translating small EDI files.



Excel to EDI 
More Excel macro programs to demonstrate how to generate and translate from and to an Excel spreadsheet.


Below is a sample program that reads an EDI X12 850 file and maps it to an EDI UN/EDIFACT ORDERS file.



EDI X12 Splitter
Below is a sample program to demonstrate how one can separate the Functional Groups of an EDI file into their own separate EDI files so that the files can be forwarded to their respective departments for processing.



Mask EDI files
Below is an example program using the Framework EDI that masks data in an EDI file but maintains its overall structure.



Truncate EDI files
Having difficulty viewing a huge EDI file?  Below is an example program using the Framework EDI that can truncate an EDI file by specifying the number of segments you want while maintaining a valid EDI structure.



EDI Analyzer Tool 
Below is a sample EDI tool that checks for errors in an EDI message

(using FREDI-NET component)


EDI Viewer (eFileManager)
Below is a sample program that parses an EDI document down to its basic units, and displays them in a hierarchy tree similar to our eFilemanager.



Multiple Trading Partners
Below is an example program that demonstrates how to translate different types of EDI documents with different implementation guidelines from multiple trading partners.



Send EDI Files
Below is a sample program that automatically creates a 997 acknowledgment file when an EDI file gets loaded and sends the EDI file and 997 file by FTP to a server and by SMTP (email) to a mailbox.



EDI to HTML (EDI to Text)
Below is a sample program that translates an EDI X12 file, then outputs the contents into an HTM (text) file.



EDI X12 Reader
Below is a sample program, "EDIReader", that displays an EDI X12 file in a more friendly layout without the EDI structure and codes, but only the descriptions and values to make the EDI file more readable.



A sample SourceCodeMaker that helps you write source code from out of a sample EDI file (source code not available).
    - SampleSourceCodeMaker for EDI X12
    - SampleSourceCodeMaker for UN/EDIFACT


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