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The DelExtRecords rule uses the standard search mask format, which is +offset,data offset,data [offset,data,...]+. This means that you can specify multiple offset,data pairs in your search mask. DelExtRecords deletes only those records which match all of the criteria specified - that is, for a single record line in your extract, all the search mask parameters must evaluate to true for that specific record to be deleted. DelExtRecords does not have a method that allows comparison of values in different records to select a record for deletion. All search mask values are evaluated for a single record.
For additional information on search mask formatting, review the Documaker Rules Reference guide (http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E17552_01/rul_book.pdf) on page 274.
You might consider using Transall (if you are licensed to do so) or another 3 ^rd^ party data manipulation tool to evaluate and modify your input data prior to processing with Documaker.
Edited by: Andy Little on Jan 15, 2013 11:24 AM
Rather than give an extensive dissertation on how Transall works, you can read Chapter 3 in the Transall documentation.
Documentation for Transall 12.1 - http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E22582_01/Transall%2012.1.pdf
Documentation for Transall 12.0 - http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E14969_01/E14969.pdf
You can locate and download Transall on Oracle's eDelivery site - search for Oracle Insurance Applications on the appropriate platform and then select the Oracle Documaker Standard Edition media pack, and you'll see the Transall download therein.