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

Data Transformation User Guide

Data Transformation User Guide

Element Properties

Element Properties

An element is a simple or a complex type. A complex type contains other types. When you select an element in the
Schema
view, the Developer tool lists the child elements and the properties in the right panel of the screen.
The following table describes element properties that appear when you select an element:
Property
Description
Name
The element name.
Description
Description of the type.
Type
The element type.
The following table describes the child element properties that appear when you select an element:
Property
Description
Name
The element name.
Type
The element type.
Minimum Occurs
The minimum number of times that the element can occur at one point in an instance.
Maximum Occurs
The maximum number of times that the element can occur at one point in an instance.
Description
Description of the element.
To view additional child element properties, click the double arrow in the Description column to expand the window.
The following table describes the additional child element properties that appear when you expand the Description column:
Property
Description
Fixed Value
A specific value for an element that does not change.
Nillable
The element can have nil values. A nil element has element tags but has no value and no content.
Abstract
The element is an abstract type. An instance must include types derived from that type. An abstract type is not a valid type without derived element types.
Minimum Value
The minimum value for an element in an instance.
Maximum Value
The maximum value for an element in an instance.
Minimum Length
The minimum length of an element. Length is in bytes, characters, or items based on the element type.
Maximum Length
The maximum length of an element. Length is in bytes, characters, or items based on the element type.
Enumeration
A list of all legal values for an element.
Pattern
An expression pattern that defines valid element values.