Transformation-Rule: start here

What is a Transformation-Rule

Where is a Transformation-Rule

How you define a Transformation-Rule

How you use a Transformation-Rule

What is a Transformation-Rule?

The Transformation-Rule object defines the processing to apply to an Input-Event segment, whose structure is set by the Business-Document object that it references, so as to transform the Input-Event segment into an Output-Event.

Where is a Transformation-Rule?

Axway module

AccountingIntegrator Enabler

Workbench

Integration-Services: Finance tab

Create this object either in the Dictionary or the Business View tab as part of the definition of an Input-Event [FOR DETAILS About Views]

Object dependencies

When you define or import an object, it is stored in the metadata repository and is available for reuse by other objects. Typically, the objects that you define exist in a specific object hierarchy. That is, objects:

  • use objects below them in the hierarchy
  • are used by objects above them in the hierarchy

To help you manage the interlinked network of objects, the software provides the Object Dependencies Browser that displays the object dependencies for a selected object.

The following table lists the objects that use and are used by Transformation-Rules.

Transformation-Rules

Use

Are used by

How you define a Transformation-Rule

Before you define a Transformation-Rule

Before you create a Transformation-Rule, you must create the following objects in the given order:

  1. Financial-Procedure
  2. Financial-Event
  3. Input-Event
  4. The objects that the Transformation-Rule uses as part of the transformation process. That is, the Tables and Variables
  5. Processing-Context-Out

Defining a Transformation-Rule

Create the Transformation-Rule object either from the Dictionary tab or from within the Input-Event object in the Business View tab.

To define a new Transformation-Rule object, complete the following tabs:

In addition, the Transformation-Rule properties window contains the following tabs:

  • Signature tab
  • Description tab

After you define a Transformation-Rule

After you define a Transformation-Rule object, you can use the Processing tab in the Input-Event object to associate the Transformation-Rule with the compatible Input-Event segments you want it to transform.

How you use a Transformation-Rule

You can perform all basic operations on Transformation-Rule objects, depending on your user rights. [FOR DETAILS: "Working with objects" in the Composer User Guide.]

The Transformation-Rule object does not follow the standard object life cycle. You cannot explicitly send this object to Production.

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