Define a group element - 7.3

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The group element is optional, it represents a constant element where the groupby operation can be performed. A group element can be defined only if a loop element was defined before.

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When using a group element, the rows should sorted, in order to be able to group by the selected node.

To define an element as group element:


  1. Select the relevant element on the XML tree.
  2. Right-click to the left of the element name to display the contextual menu.
  3. Select Set as Group Element.


The Node Status column shows the newly added status and any group status required are automatically defined, if needed.

Click OK once the mapping is complete to validate the definition and continue the Job configuration where needed.