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X12 Release 008010

EFI Electronic Format Identification

To provide basic information about the electronic format of the interchange data
Sequence
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
01
786
Security Level Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
1
Code indicating the level of confidentiality assigned by the sender to the information following
Codes (17)
02
Free-form Message Text
String (AN)
Optional
1
264
1
Free-form message text
03
Security Technique Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code indicating that this element will be used to tell an EDI translator program which security technique to use
Codes (5)
04
Version Identifier
String (AN)
Conditional
1
30
1
Revision level of a particular format, program, technique or algorithm
05
Program Identifier
String (AN)
Optional
1
30
1
Identifies the name of the software program from which the technical data originates
C0504
06
Version Identifier
String (AN)
Conditional
1
30
1
Revision level of a particular format, program, technique or algorithm
07
Interchange Format
String (AN)
Optional
1
30
1
Industry or proprietary standard used to identify the format of the data
C0706
08
Version Identifier
String (AN)
Conditional
1
30
1
Revision level of a particular format, program, technique or algorithm
09
Compression Technique
String (AN)
Optional
1
30
1
Identifies the digital data compression means and the type
C0908
10
Drawing Sheet Size Code
String (AN)
Optional
2
2
1
Code indicating the drawing size and orientation of a technical drawing as specified and described in the current version of standards ANSI Y14.1 and ISO 5457 (E); see the listed ANSI and ISO standards for the maximum lengths for rolled sheets *
Codes (17)
11
File Name
String (AN)
Optional
1
64
1
Name assigned or declared for a file or used by a program to identify a file; exact format of the name depends on the computer operating system being used; name also may be known as the file's "data set name"
12
Block Type
String (AN)
Optional
1
4
1
Organization of a data block such as fixed length, variable length, spanned, etc. Synonym for "data format"
13
Record Length
Numeric (N)
Optional
1
15
1
Quantity of characters or bytes in a record. Synonyms are "logical record length" and "record size"
14
Block Length
Numeric (N)
Optional
1
5
1
Quantity of data elements in a block, usually specified in units such as records, words or characters; synonym for "block size"
15
Version Identifier
String (AN)
Conditional
1
30
1
Revision level of a particular format, program, technique or algorithm
P1516
16
Filter ID Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
3
3
1
Code specifying the type of filter used to convert data code values
Codes (8)
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