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Field Name

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Position

The position of the field in the inbound data stream

Fieldname

The field name in the inbound data stream

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Type

String, Integer, Number etc

Length

The field length

Precision

Applicable for Integer, Number and -1 if not applicable (e.g. Strings)

Origin

The step where the meta data was derived from

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Example

You can create an input step from a database of your choice and then create an input hop to this step.

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