Basics of Metadata Editor

The Metadata Editor consists of:

[Note]Note

Default values of some properties are printed in gray text.

Below you can see an example of delimited metadata and fixed length metadata. Mixed metadata would be a combination of both cases. For some field names, delimiter would be defined and no size would be specified; whereas for others, size would be defined and no delimiter would be specified, or both would be defined. To create such metadata, you must do it manually.

Metadata Editor for a Delimited File

Figure 32.32. Metadata Editor for a Delimited File


Trackable Fields Selection

In a Jobflow, the values of selected fields can be tracked. The fields can be selected using the Print field value into log with token status Print field value into log with token status button, as show below:

Trackable Fields Selection in Metadata Editor

Figure 32.33. Trackable Fields Selection in Metadata Editor


To deselect the fields, use the button Do not print field value into log with token status Do not print field value into log with token status. The button appears only if the tracking of the field is enabled.