Simple mapping and tMap time savers

This recipe will illustrate the most basic mapping options within the tMap component and some of the column level tricks that can be used to speed up mapping by removing large amounts of repetitive actions.

Getting ready

Open the job jo_cook_ch04_0010_basicMapping.

How to do it...

  1. Drag a tMap component from the right-hand panel.
  2. Connect the tFileInputDelimited component to tMap.
  3. Connect the output, name it as outputCustomer and accept the schema of the target component.
  4. Open tMap and you will notice that the inputs and outputs are named the same as the flows.

    Rename the flows

  5. Close tMap and left-click the input flow so that row1 is highlighted. Take a short pause; click again on the row1 text and the text will be editable. ...

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