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  1. Preface
  2. Introduction to Data Validation Option
  3. Repositories
  4. XML Data Source
  5. Tests for XML Data Sources
  6. Connections
  7. Expressions
  8. Table Pairs
  9. Tests for Table Pairs
  10. Single-Table Constraints
  11. Tests for Single-Table Constraints
  12. Examples of Tests from Spreadsheets
  13. SQL Views
  14. Lookup Views
  15. Join Views
  16. Aggregate Views
  17. Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools Reports
  18. Dashboards
  19. DVOCmd Command Line Program
  20. Troubleshooting
  21. Appendix A: Datatype Reference
  22. Appendix B: Reporting Views
  23. Appendix C: Metadata Import Syntax
  24. Appendix D: Jasper Reports
  25. Appendix E: Glossary

Data Validation Option User Guide

Data Validation Option User Guide

Importing XML Definitions and Viewing them in Data Validation Option

Importing XML Definitions and Viewing them in Data Validation Option

You import XML definitions into Data Validation Option the same way you import any other supported source or target. You can import sources or targets at the folder level or at the repository level.
The following image shows the option to import a source or target at the folder level:
Once imported, the XML metadata can be viewed by clicking on a Repository source or target on the navigator.
The following image shows the details of a source imported from PowerCenter displayed in the Properties tab:
In this example, the XML definition for Employee has four groups: X_EMPLOYEES, X_EMPLOYEE, X_EMAIL, X_PHONE. For each group, the elements in the group along with their type, precision and scale are displayed.