You use the Group Definition dialog box to add a group definition to a message or another group. The group definition, as well as the modified message or group definition, resides in the SEF file for your EDI to XML Conversion.
Choose a loop trigger
The first segment in a group is referred to as the loop trigger. You can choose an existing segment from the Choose a loop trigger drop-down list, or create a new one by clicking the New Segment button. Clicking the New Segment button displays the Segment Definition dialog box, which you use to create the new segment.
Group label (optional)
Use this field to provide a group label (GROUP_9, for example). If you leave it blank, Stylus Studio assigns a unique group label.
Indicates whether the group is used in your customized EDI structure. For new groups, you can leave this field empty. If you are modifying an existing group because you want to indicate that it is not used in your customized EDI structure, set Modifier to Not Used instead of removing the group from the EDI structure.
Valid values for this property are Dependent, Must be used, Not recommended, Not used, Recommended.
Whether the group is Optional, Mandatory, Conditional, or Facultatif. The default is Optional.
The number of times the group can appear in the associated message or group.
The group's place within the associated message or group. This field is grayed out unless you have set the EDI Structure Loop Sequence Enabled property to True. Default value if present, has been calculated not to interfere with other segments or groups in the message.
The position within the associated message or group at which the group starts. This field is grayed out unless you have set the EDI Structure Loop Sequence Enabled property to True. Default value if present, has been calculated not to interfere with other segments or groups in the message.
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