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Defining the indicator


  1. In the DQ Repository tree view, expand Libraries > Indicators.
  2. Right-click User Defined Indicators.
    Contextual menu of the User Defined Indicators node.
  3. Select New Indicator from the contextual menu.

    The New Indicator wizard is displayed.

  4. In the Name field, enter a name for the indicator you want to create.
    Information noteImportant:

    Do not use the following special characters in the item names: ~ ! ` # ^ * & \\ / ? : ; \ , . ( ) ¥ ' " « » < >

    These characters are all replaced with "_" in the file system and you may end up creating duplicate items.

  5. Optional: Set other metadata (Purpose, Description and Author) in the corresponding fields and click Finish.


The indicator editor opens displaying the metadata of the user-defined indicator.
Overview of the Indicator Metadata and Indicator Definition sections.

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