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  1. Preface
  2. Components
  3. API collections
  4. Business services
  5. File listeners
  6. Fixed-width file formats
  7. Hierarchical schemas
  8. Intelligent structure models
  9. Refining intelligent structure models
  10. Mapplets
  11. Saved queries
  12. Shared sequences
  13. User-defined functions

Components

Components

Creating a mapplet

Creating a mapplet

Create a mapplet in the Mapplet Designer.
The Mapplet Designer contains the same design areas and functionality as the Mapping Designer. For information about using the Mapping Designer, see
Mappings
.
  1. Click
    New
    >
    Mapplets
    >
    Mapplet
    .
    The Mapplet Designer appears with an Input transformation and an Output transformation on the canvas.
  2. Specify the mapplet name and location.
    The default name for the mapplet is
    Mapplet
    followed by a sequential number.
    If the
    Explore
    page is currently active and a project or folder is selected, the default location for the asset is the selected project or folder. Otherwise, the default location is the location of the most recently saved asset.
    You can change the name or location after you save the mapping using the
    Explore
    page.
  3. Optionally, enter a description for the mapplet.
    When you use the mapplet in a Mapplet transformation, the description appears in the
    Mapplet
    tab.
  4. Optionally, filter the transformations in the transformation palette.
  5. Configure the mapplet input.
    Input can be a Source transformation, an Input transformation, or both. If you use an Input transformation, add input fields for the fields you want to pass to the mapplet.
  6. Add transformations to the mapplet.
  7. Configure the mapplet output.
    Output can be a Target transformation, an Output transformation, or both. If you use an Output transformation, add output fields for the data you want to pass to the downstream transformation.
  8. Validate the mapplet.
  9. Resolve errors in the
    Validation
    panel.
    If your organization uses
    Data Integration Elastic
    , resolve errors using the tabs that correspond to the mapping type where you want to use the mapplet.
    If the tabs for both mapping types contain no errors, you will be able to use the mapplet in either mapping type.
  10. Save the mapplet.

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