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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

Connecting to Mapplet Output Groups

Connecting to Mapplet Output Groups

Each Output transformation displays as an output group when you use a mapplet in a mapping. Connect the mapplet output ports to the mapping pipeline. Use Autolink to connect the ports.
Use the following rules and guidelines when you connect mapplet output ports in the mapping:
  • When a mapplet contains a source qualifier that has an override for the default SQL query, you must connect all of the source qualifier output ports to the next transformation within the mapplet.
  • If the mapplet contains more than one source qualifier, use a Joiner transformation to join the output into one pipeline.
  • If the mapplet contains only one source qualifier, you must connect the mapplet output ports to separate pipelines. You cannot use a Joiner transformation to join the output.
    If you need to join the pipelines, you can create two mappings to perform this task:
    • Use the mapplet in the first mapping and write data in each pipeline to separate targets.
    • Use the targets as sources in the second mapping to join data, then perform any additional transformation necessary.


Updated June 25, 2018