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"BF" in the IS-IDEC File

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Created by Matthew H on 2010-10-20 05:04:07 Back to Topics

"BF" in the IS-IDEC File

Hello IATA
 
What does "BF" mean in the format column of the IS IDEC structure? We understand the others, but we can't figure this one out.
 
Thanks, Matt.
Replied by James S on 2010-10-25 06:08:15
Hi.
 
BF is "blank filled" (or space filled), vs ZF which is "zero filled".
 
Typically BF is used on text whereas ZF is used on numeric.
 
James
 
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