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Parenthesis () Syntax
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Describes how to use parenthesis () syntax to access virtual properties.
Where Applicable
You can use this syntax in business rules and in DTL transformations.
To use parenthesis syntax to access a virtual property, use the following syntax:
The preceding syntax is equivalent to the following method call:
If the syntax returns multiple values a, b, and c, they appear in a single string enclosed in <> angle brackets, like this:
For example, in an HL7 routing rule, the syntax HL7.(NK1():1) finds the values of the first field in all of the multiple NK1 segments in the HL7 message object represented by the special variable HL7.

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