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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 23, 2020

IA - Permit application of formatting functions for all output columns

Enhancement request for working with InfoSphere Information Analyzer (IA):

In a recent support case (TS003535204) it was confirmed that functions - like e.g. tostring(some_field, '%14.0f') - can only be applied to an output column that is at the same time used as logical variable of the data rule (when trying to define a new expression with an output column that is not used in the rule expression the fat client shows the error message "The variable XXX used in the expression of the output column is not defined in the rule expression").

It would be great to remove this restriction, i.e. allow to apply functions (like formatting of strings) also to columns that do not form part of the rule expression.


Needed by Date May 15, 2020
    Sep 28, 2020

    Thank you for your idea. All enhancements requests will be considered for IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog moving forward.