You can export data profiling items including analyses, database connections, patterns and indicators, etc. from the current instance of the studio to the root directory of another studio or to archive files.
Before you begin
At least, one data profiling item has been created in the Profiling perspective of the Talend Studio.
Complete one of the following steps:
The Export Item wizard is displayed.
- Right-click anywhere in the DQ Respository tree view and select Export Items; or
- click the icon on the toolbar and select Export Items.
- Select the root directory or archive file option and then click Browse... and browse to the directory/archive where you want to export the data profiling items.
Select the check boxes of the data profiling items you want to
export or use the Select All or
Deselect All tabs.
When you select and export items, specific behaviors are applied:
For further information about reference projects, see Working with referenced projects.
Action Effects Further information Selecting an analysis check box All analysis dependencies including the metadata connection and any patterns or indicators used in this analysis are selected by default. If you have an error message on top of the dialog box that indicates any missing dependencies, click the Include dependencies button. It automatically selects the check boxes of all items necessary to the selected data profiling analysis. Exporting analyses from a reference project Only the analyses are exported, not their items. For example, metadata connections are not exported with the analyses and you must set the connection manually after importing the analyses to make them work correctly.
- If required, select the Browse check box to have in the export list only the selected data profiling items.
Click Finish to validate the operation.
A progress bar is displayed to indicate the progress of the export operation and the data profiling items are exported in the defined place.