Classifying a metadata element with a term - Cloud

Talend Cloud Data Catalog User Guide

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Reuse the name and description of a term from a glossary to document metadata elements.

Before you begin

You have been assigned an Editor security role.


  1. Open the page of the metadata element.
  2. Click the Semantic Flow tab to define a link.
  3. In the Type field, select Definition or Usage from the drop-down list.
    • If you complete this action from the source element, select Usage.
    • If you complete this action from the target element, select Definition.
  4. From the List view, click the Classify button.
  5. Select an element.
  6. Click OK.

    In the object details page, the business name and description are now inherited from the term.