Configuring the input data - Cloud - 8.0


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Data Governance > Third-party systems > Buffer components
Data Quality and Preparation > Third-party systems > Buffer components
Design and Development > Third-party systems > Buffer components


  1. In the design workspace, select tFixedFlowInput.
  2. Click the Component tab to define the basic settings for tFixedFlowInput.
  3. Click the three-dot [...] button next to Edit Schema to describe the data structure you want to create from internal variables. In this scenario, the schema is made of three columns, now of type Date, firstname of type String, and lastname of type String.
  4. Click OK to close the dialog box and accept propagating the changes when prompted by the system. The three defined columns display in the Values panel of the Basic settings view of tFixedFlowInput.
  5. Click in the Value cell of each of the first two defined columns and press Ctrl+Space to access the global variable list.
  6. From the global variable list, select Talend Date.getCurrentDate() and talendDatagenerator.getFirstName, for the now and firstname columns respectively.
  7. Click in the Value cell of lastname column and press Ctrl+Space to access the global variable list.
  8. From the global variable list, select context.lastname, the context variable you created for the last name column.