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Parse rule does not parse the fields with "\"

SA-35740

Summary



Parse an CSV file using Parse Delimited rule and calling the rule from activity using "Apply-Parse-Delimited". CSV file having odd number of "\", does not parse the field.

Error Messages



Error while parsing: Invalid escape sequence. Escape character must be followed by either field delimiter


Steps to Reproduce

1. Create a parse delimited rule with filed format as CSV.
2. Provide one \ in one of the filed in CSV file.
3. Run the Parse rule and provide the CSV file as input.


Root Cause



Not Applicable

Resolution



Perform the following local-change:

Use either "\\" or "/" in the parse rule.
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Published April 11, 2017 - Updated October 8, 2020

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