Adding a new master data record to an entity - 7.2

Talend Data Authoring for MDM User Guide (technical preview)

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In Talend Data Authoring for MDM, you can add new master data records to a specific entity.

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The following example shows how to add a new master data record to the entity Product.


  1. Click SELECT A VIEW and select from the list the view over the entity to which you want to add a data record, Product in this example.
  2. Click ADD RECORD to open a panel at the right, where you can define the value for all attributes of the new data record.
    Note: An asterisk (*) is displayed beside the name of each mandatory attributes. You will not be able to save the data record before you fill in all these fields.
  3. Specify appropriate values for all mandatory attributes and some optional attributes if needed.

    For a numeric type attribute, you can adjust the number in a small range to add one or subtract one by clicking the spin button on the right.

    For a date or dateTime type attribute, you can set its value by using the datetime picker.

    If the entity has foreign key links to other entities, an Add foreign records button will be displayed under the name of each foreign key attribute for configuring the foreign key information. In this example, the entity product is linked to a specific entity Store.

  4. Click the Add foreign records button for the foreign key attribute Store.
    A list of foreign key values will be displayed in a pop-up dialog box.
  5. If required, enter the keyword in the Search text box to narrow down the foreign key values.
  6. Select the check box next to each foreign key value that needs to be linked to the new product data record.
    Note: If the maximum number of occurrences of the foreign key element has been reached, the newly selected foreign key will not be associated with the data record.
  7. Click VALIDATE to save your changes and close the dialog box.
  8. Click SAVE on the data record panel to create the record.