tGroovyFile properties - 6.1

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tGroovyFile allows you to call an existing Groovy script.


tGroovyFile broadens the functionality of Talend Jobs using the Groovy language which is a simplified Java syntax.

Basic settings

Groovy File

Name and path of the file containing the Groovy code.



This table contains two columns.

Name: Name of the variable called in the code.

Value: Value associated with this variable.

Advanced settings

tStatCatcher Statistics

Select this check box to collect the log data at component level.

Global Variables

ERROR_MESSAGE: the error message generated by the component when an error occurs. This is an After variable and it returns a string. This variable functions only if the Die on error check box is cleared, if the component has this check box.

A Flow variable functions during the execution of a component while an After variable functions after the execution of the component.

To fill up a field or expression with a variable, press Ctrl + Space to access the variable list and choose the variable to use from it.

For further information about variables, see Talend Studio User Guide.


This component can be used alone or as a sub-job along with another component.


Knowledge of the Groovy language is required.