GetElementProperty - 6.3

Talend Data Mapper User Guide

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6.3
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task
Design and Development
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Talend Studio

Name

GetElementProperty

Purpose

Return the selected property of the current element.

Description

Returns the value of the specified property (for example, the name) of the current element. The current element is the element whose expression tree this function is in. This is useful for example to reuse the same set of expressions with different elements, where the expressions depend on the name of the element.

Return Type

String

Property

Property

The desired property of the element.

  • Element name - the name of the element.

  • Level number - the depth of the element. The root element has the value 1.

  • Byte offset - the byte offset of the element from its enclosing element (usable in flat representations only).