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

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User-defined function general properties

User-defined function general properties

When you create a user-defined function, you must define general properties such as the function name and return type. Define general properties on the
General
tab.
The following table describes the properties:
Property
Description
Name
Name of the function. Must be unique within an organization.
The name must begin with a letter and can contain letters, numbers, and the following special characters:
_ @ $ #
The name cannot exceed 100 characters and cannot contain spaces.
Location
Location of the user-defined function. Browse to the folder where you want to store the user-defined function or use the default location.
The default location is the location of the most recently saved asset.
Description
Description of the user-defined function.
The description appears in the expression editor when you select the function in a transformation expression, a field expression, or another user-defined function.
Return Type
Data type of the values that the function returns. Can be binary, date, numeric, or string.


Updated August 03, 2020