Device Data Pre-Processing

Device Data Pre-Processing

Device Data Pre-Processing

1

Space removal

1. Space removal
ERP-Scale can remove spaces from the data string. The options are:
  • Remove no spaces
  • Remove all spaces
  • Remove leading spaces
  • Remove trailing spaces
  • Remove leading and trailing spaces

2

Pad data string

2. Pad data string
If the incoming data has variable length, it may be necessary to pad it to a fixed length.
 
Example: If the following strings are returned >1.23 KG< and >23.45 KG<, then padding to 7 characters will allow the first 5 to be mapped to the weight under all conditions.

3

Remove control characters

3. Remove control characters
Remove all control characters (ASCII 0-31 & 128-) from the data string.
Note: Control characters are removed after splitting.

4

Swap comma and dot

4. Swap comma and dot
Different countries use comma or dot to represent a decimal. This setting is used to swap the decimal point representation in the data string.

5

Ignore ASCII null

5. Ignore ASCII null
Ignore ASCII null characters in the data string.

6

Split input

6. Split input
If the data string contains substructures with a separator,  the separator should be entered here. ASCII characters can be entered as {CR}, {13} or {0x0C}.
 
Consider this example:

7

Display hex

7. Display hex
Click this to display the data on the mapping buttons in hex format.
 
Example: