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  1. Preface
  2. The Transformation Language
  3. Constants
  4. Operators
  5. Dates
  6. Functions
  7. Creating Custom Functions
  8. Custom Function API Reference
  9. POWERCENTERHELP

Transformation Language Reference

Transformation Language Reference

Custom Function Description Function

Custom Function Description Function

PowerCenter calls getFunctionDescription to get a description of the custom function. It calls destroyString to delete the description from memory when usage is complete.
Use the following syntax:
IUNICHAR* *(getFunctionDescription) (IUNICHAR* sNamespace, IUNICHAR* sFuncName);
Argument
Datatype
Input/
Output
Description
sNamespace
IUNICHAR
Input
Namespace of the function.
sFuncName
IUNICHAR
Input
Name of the custom function the plug-in should describe.
The return datatype is IUNICHAR. The return value must be a null-terminated string.