Element

An element is one field in an EDI record, that is, one singular fact. There is a delimiter (*) preceding and following each individual element.

ISA*00*          *00*          *08*6120930000     *12*9197472911     *06071
0*192
5*U*00401*000000258*0*P*<~
GS*PO*6120930000*9197472911*20060710*1925*258*X*004010~
ST*850*2580001~
BEG*00*SA*1005061183**20060710~
REF*IA*513141~
CSH*N~
SAC*N**VI*OHNS~
ITD*08**1.000**10**30*****1.000 % 10 Net 30~
DTM*001*20060729~
DTM*010*20060722~
N1*BY*TSC*92*1113~
N3*115 GREYSTONE POWER BOULEVARD~
N4*DALLAS*GA*30157~
PO1*10*12*EA*3.14**IN*2405670*VN*1057*UP*023851010578~
CTT*1~
SE*14*2580001~
GE*1*258~
IEA*1*000000258~

  • 00 and PO are both examples of elements enclosed by delimiters in this particular EDI transaction.

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