Designing transformations and jobs

The following are the shortcuts that help the design of transformations and jobs:



New step/job entry

Drag the step/job entry icon to the work area and drop it there

Edit step/job entry


Edit step description

Double-click the middle mouse button

New hop

Click a step and drag toward the second step while holding down the middle mouse button or while pressing Shift and holding down the left mouse button

Edit a hop

Double-click in transformations, right-click in jobs

Split a hop

Drag a step over the hop until it gets wider

Select some steps/job entries


Select all steps


Clear selection


Copy selected steps/job entries to clipboard

Ctrl+C ...

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