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Talend Open Studio Cookbook by Rick Barton

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Creating a context group

A context group is a set of (usually) related context variables for use within a project. This recipe shows how to create a new context group.

How to do it...

The steps for creating a context group are as follows:

  1. Open the metadata panel, and right-click on the context section.
  2. Select the Create context group option.
  3. Name the new group cookbookGeneral.
  4. Click on the Next button, and you will see the main context variable panel.
  5. Click on + to add a new variable and type in cookbookDirectory.
  6. Set the type to Directory.
  7. Now, click on the Values as a table tab, and click on the Default column for cookbookDirectory. Click on the icon.
  8. This will open a directory navigation window, so navigate to the cookbook data directory, and click ...

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