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  1. Preface
  2. Using the Designer
  3. Working with Sources
  4. Working with Flat Files
  5. Working with Targets
  6. Mappings
  7. Mapplets
  8. Mapping Parameters and Variables
  9. Working with User-Defined Functions
  10. Using the Debugger
  11. Viewing Data Lineage
  12. Comparing Objects
  13. Managing Business Components
  14. Creating Cubes and Dimensions
  15. Using the Mapping Wizards
  16. POWERCENTERHELP
  17. Datatype Reference
  18. Configure the Web Browser

Linking Ports

Linking Ports

You can manually link ports, or you can automatically link ports between transformations. When you link ports automatically, you can link by position or by name. When you link ports automatically by name, you can specify a prefix or suffix by which to link the ports. Use prefixes or suffixes to indicate where ports occur in a mapping. For example, a mapping includes a port in the Source Qualifier called Name and a corresponding port in a Filter transformation called FilName. ‘Fil’ is the prefix you specify when you automatically link ports between the Source Qualifier and Filter transformation.


Updated June 25, 2018