Create Mapping Flows

Mapping Flows are mapping objects that contain specific instructions on how to route, map, or otherwise handle units of input data.

A Mapping Flow typically contains the following:

  • An input object
  • One or more output objects
  • A Block container to perform mapping of message content or routing
  • Business Documents to hold input and output message data for Mappings
  • Events to detect content and parsing errors

To create a Mapping Flow (see Mapping Flows) in an existing Mapping Project by using the specific wizard:

  1. From the main menu, select File > New > Mapping Flow.
  2. Alternatively, you can right-click in the Project Explorer and select New > Mapping Flow.
  3. Enter a File name for the Mapping Flow.
  4. Click Finish.
  5. Mapping Services creates the Mapping Flow and an entry in the Project Explorer pane tree structure.

In this procedure you work within these areas of Mapping Services:

  • Mapping Flow editor
  • Outline view
  • Expression view
  • Properties view
Note You can also create a Mapping Flow by generating a Mapping Flow from an existing Business Document or a Map or by generation the Mapping Flow when creating an XML to EDIFACT Mapping.

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Mapping Flows

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