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Created by Guest
Created on Sep 2, 2021

Append functionality on AsciiOutput and TextOutput

Often a parent process is used to call a child process that produces output to a file.

Currently you cannot append to the file and the file is overwritten in each subsequent call to the child process.

Alternatively, you need to create multiple files and then use scripting to try and stitch them together again.


An example of a case like this is where we extract data from Sales, Expenses, IS and BS. Each underlying cube has different granularity and is output to a conformed format.

The 4 files at the end of the process need to be merged before sending upstream to the ERP to load.

Another alternative is a monolithic cube to populate from the underlying cubes and then run one extract - not ideal at all.

Needed By Yesterday (Let's go already!)