Step 3: Define the Layout of Input Record Elements - GeoTAX_Premium - 7 - 7.7

GeoTAX Premium for Windows, UNIX/Linux, and z/OS

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Geo Addressing
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GeoTAX Premium
Version
7.7
Language
English
Product name
GeoTAX Premium
Title
GeoTAX Premium for Windows, UNIX/Linux, and z/OS
Copyright
2023
First publish date
1998
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2023-10-19
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2023-10-19T16:49:54.924301

To define the data elements contained in your input records, you need to create parameter records to specify the type and format of input data. For example, the format of the addresses and the locations and lengths of the elements that make up those addresses, such as street and ZIP Code.

Parameter Record

Description

ADDRDF 

Specifies the format, location, and length of each address line or field. Required if doing a street match; optional if doing a postal match.

CS ZIP

Specifies the location, length, and format of city, state, and ZIP Code fields. Required.

CONSxx

Allows you to define up to 99 constants to use with the MOVE I or MOVE O parameter records. Optional.

FIRMNM

Specifies that firm or building names are used as inputs for matching. Optional.

LATLON

Specifies that latitude/longitude coordinates are used as inputs for matching. Optional.

MOVE I

Allows you to rearrange pieces of the input records before they are processed. Optional.

You define some or all of these parameter records as shown in the highlighted area in the example below, depending on your processing requirements.