Each row is defined by a Record Type for every new-line and the columns are defined with a specific number of characters. There are no special characters that separate the columns.
The Fixed Width File sample shown below is similar data as the multi record delimited file, however, the columns starts and ends at a specific point.
In some cases, your client might provide you with more detailed information. This can be used while mapping your data for your Import Mapping Definition (IMD) or Temporary Mapping Definition (TMD).
Multi Record – Pipe Delimited File
The delimited sample shown below uses a comma (‘|’)