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  1. Preface
  2. Mappings
  3. Parameters
  4. CLAIRE recommendations
  5. Data catalog discovery
  6. Visio templates

Mappings

Mappings

Mapping Designer

Mapping Designer

Use the Mapping Designer to create mappings that you can use in
mapping
tasks.
The following image shows the Mapping Designer:
The Mapping Designer contains the following areas: Properties panel, header, transformation palette, mapping canvas, toolbar, Inventory panel, Parameters panel, and Validation panel.
The following table describes the areas of the Mapping Designer:
Mapping Designer Areas
Description
1. Properties panel
Displays configuration options for the mapping or selected transformation. Different options display based on the transformation type.
Includes icons to quickly resize the
Properties
panel. You can also manually resize the
Properties
panel.
2. Header
Displays the following information, buttons, and icons:
  • Mapping name.
  • Mapping status. The status can be either Valid or Invalid.
  • Save button.
  • Run button. Use to create a test run of the mapping.
  • Undo and redo icons. You can undo and redo actions until you save the mapping.
  • Inventory icon. Displays and hides the
    Inventory
    panel.
  • Parameters icon. Displays and hides the
    Parameters
    panel.
  • Validation icon. Displays and hides the
    Validation
    panel.
  • Actions icon. Use to create and save a
    mapping
    task based on the mapping. See
    Tasks
    for more information about
    mapping
    tasks.
  • Close icon.
3. Transformation palette
Lists the transformations that you can use in the mapping.
To add a transformation, drag the transformation to the mapping canvas.
4. Mapping canvas
The canvas where you configure a mapping. When you create a mapping, a Source transformation and a Target transformation are already on the canvas for you to configure.
5. Toolbar
Displays the following icons and buttons:
  • Recommendation toggle. Turns CLAIRE™ recommendations on or off.
    Shown when organization CLAIRE recommendation preferences are enabled.
  • Arrange All icon. Arranges the mapping.
  • Delete icon. Deletes the selected transformation or link.
  • Cut.
  • Copy.
  • Paste.
  • Zoom In icon. Increases the size of the mapping.
  • Zoom Out icon. Decreases the size of mapping.
6. Inventory panel
Lists Enterprise Data Catalog objects that you can add to the mapping as sources, targets, or lookup objects.
Your organization must have the appropriate licenses in order for you to see the
Inventory
panel.
Objects appear in the inventory when you search for objects on the
Data Catalog
page, select them in the search results, and add them to the mapping. To delete an object from the inventory, click "X" in the row that contains the object.
Displays when you click
Inventory
. To hide the panel, click
Inventory
again.
7. Parameters panel
Lists the parameters in the mapping. You can create, edit, and delete parameters, and see where the mapping uses parameters.
Displays when you click
Parameters
. To hide the panel, click
Parameters
again.
8. Validation panel
Lists the transformations in the mapping and displays details about mapping errors. Use to find and correct mapping errors.
Displays when you click
Validation
. To hide the panel, click
Validation
again.