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Pentaho Data Integration Beginner's Guide by María Carina Roldán

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Time for action – starting and customizing Spoon

In this section, you are going to launch the PDI graphical designer, and get familiarized with its main features.

  1. Start Spoon.
    • If your system is Windows, run Spoon.bat

      Tip

      You can just double-click on the Spoon.bat icon, or Spoon if your Windows system doesn’t show extensions for known file types. Alternatively, open a command window—by selecting Run in the Windows start menu, and executing cmd, and run Spoon.bat in the terminal.

    • In other platforms such as Unix, Linux, and so on, open a terminal window and type spoon.sh
    • If you didn’t make spoon.sh executable, you may type sh spoon.sh
    • Alternatively, if you work on Mac OS, you can execute the JavaApplicationStub file, or click on the Data Integration 32-bit.app ...

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