Table of Contents


  1. Preface
  2. Content Installation
  3. Configuration Steps for Address Reference Data
  4. Appendix A: Address Validator Transformation Advanced Properties

Global Preferred Descriptor

Global Preferred Descriptor

Determines the format of the building descriptor, sub-building descriptor, and street descriptor that the Address Validator transformation writes to the output data. Select a descriptor when the address reference data for the destination country contains a range of descriptors for one or more of the data elements.
The following table describes the options on the property:
Returns the descriptor that the reference database specifies for the element in the address. If the database does not specify a descriptor for the address, the transformation copies the input value to the output address.
Database is the default value.
Returns the complete form of the descriptor, for example
Preserve Input
Copies the descriptor from the input address to the output address.
If the input descriptor is not a valid version of the descriptor, the transformation returns an equivalent valid descriptor from the reference database.
Returns an abbreviated form of the descriptor, for example

Updated August 04, 2020