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From Matt Gilman <matt.c.gil...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: NiFi property values and line separators
Date Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:02:24 GMT
Russell,

Are you able to provide steps to replicate the loss of line returns? I've
tried with properties that both support EL and not. Can you verify the loss
of line returns by viewing your flow.xml.gz?

Matt

On Tue, Apr 18, 2017 at 6:24 PM, Russell Bateman <russ@windofkeltia.com>
wrote:

> I'm writing a custom processor. It needs to support dynamic properties the
> values of which must often contain line separators as entered from the UI.
> I'm a little confused from having attempted to put values (by holding down
> Shift when pressing Enter) into other processors' properties (like
> /UpdateAttributes/) because, while it appears to work, I'm not sure they
> are preserved. (They appear to be discarded at some point if I'm looking at
> what I think I'm looking at.)
>
> I'm asking before I go to the work to support properties for configuring
> this data (formerly, it came in from configuration files, but it's
> inconvenient to force flow writers to manage files and file locations
> outside of the UI when they're already sitting there in a perfectly good
> NiFi configuration dialog). If this doesn't work so well, I won't go to the
> trouble of creating this better mechanism.
>
> Suggestions?
>
> Russ
>
>
>

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