Table of Contents


  1. Preface
  2. Introduction to Data Transformation
  3. Data Processor Transformation
  4. Wizard Input and Output Formats
  5. Relational Input and Output
  6. Using the IntelliScript Editor
  7. XMap
  8. Libraries
  9. Schema Object
  10. Command Line Interface
  11. Scripts
  12. Parsers
  13. Script Ports
  14. Document Processors
  15. Formats
  16. Data Holders
  17. Anchors
  18. Transformers
  19. Actions
  20. Serializers
  21. Mappers
  22. Locators, Keys, and Indexing
  23. Streamers
  24. Validators, Notifications, and Failure Handling
  25. Validation Rules
  26. Custom Script Components

Startup Component

Startup Component

A startup component defines the component that starts the processing in the Data Processor transformation. Configure the startup component on the
A Data Processor transformation can contain multiple components to process data. Each component might contain other components. You must identify which component is the entry point for the transformation.
When you configure the startup component in a Data Processor transformation, you can choose an XMap, Library, or a Script component as the startup component. In terms of Scripts, you can select one of the following types of components:
  • Parser. Converts source documents to XML. The input can have any format, such as text, HTML, Word, PDF, or HL7.
  • Mapper. Converts an XML source document to another XML structure or schema.
  • Serializer. Converts an XML file to an output document of any format.
  • Streamer. Splits large input documents, such as multi-gigabyte data streams, into segments.
  • Transformer. Modifies the data in any format. Adds, removes, converts, or changes text. Use Transformers with a Parser, Mapper, or Serializer. You can also run a Transformer as stand-alone component.
If the startup component is not an XMap or Library, you can also configure the startup component in a Script instead of in the

Updated June 14, 2019