Pentaho:Business Coder Tutorial

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Business Coder Navigation
Advanced Configuration
Business Coder Tabs
Pass-Through Columns
Output Filter
Result Codes

The following steps will guide you in the basic usage of Business Coder Component for Pentaho.

Advanced Configuration

In the Business Coder Component, navigate to File > Advanced Configuration.

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Set up the Business Coder Advanced Configuration. See Advanced Configuration.

Add Component

To add Business Coder Component to your project, drag the component onto the Data Flow screen. This will snap the Business Coder Component into your workflow space.

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Connect Input

Select a data flow source to be your input data. Many formats can be used as Sources, including Excel files, flat files or Access Input data sources. Connect this data source to the Business Coder Component by dragging the arrow from your data flow source to the Business Coder Component.

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Configure Component

Double click the Business Coder Component to bring up the interface.

Input Fields Tab

Map the input fields.

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Output Fields Tab

You can specify the output fields by checking the box next to your desired fields.

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Options Tab

You can specify if you want the Business Dominant Option here.

When checked, this option allows for returning the dominant business name and demographics for a particular site when the company information is missing or does not match.

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Pass-Through Columns Tab

You may choose which columns to pass through to the data file and which columns to filter out.

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Output Filter Tab

You can specify the filter from the drop down or you can also create your own custom filter.

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Connect Output

Add data destinations for downstream output. Connect the respective output filter pin to the output destination.

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Save Settings

Click File and select Save Selected Items to save the project

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Run Project

Now, the project is ready to run.