Gap Analysis in Workgroup helps you focus on identifying and scoping differences upfront, instead spending time downstream on the validation of an overly generic interface. The gaps you find are actually a to-do list of items you need to handle when configuring the interface. Each to-do list item will need to be handled in one of several ways:
The to-do list aspect of Gap Analysis serves as starting point for your project task list documentation. Create a document automatically using the Export as Excel document functionality.
If a profile is created through reverse-engineering, you can view where the gaps in Optionality (for Segments and Fields) or Length (for Fields) come from by right-clicking on the cell and selecting View Examples… This will display all the messages where the gap occurred for these profiles.
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