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Tech Tip: Datamaker- Cloning does not generate the correct XREF/XLOOKUp meta functions

Discussion created by gilta03 Champion on Dec 13, 2017

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Issue:

In Datamaker, cloning does not generate the correct XREF/XLOOKUp meta functions. This applies to @xref and @xookup for DB2 "smallint" and "decimal" column data types. We do not want to make these changes manually. We are expecting the Data Creation Assistant to make this change for a "smallint" primary/foreign key.

Environment:
CA Test Data Manager (TDM)- Datamaker
Resolution:

Data Cloning is working as designed. Column reference validation does not work on Portal and this is by design.

If you want to use xlookup/xref in the Numeric PK sub-columns, then you should change the cloning rules to use xref. You can also use the Data Creation Assistant to generate the required xref/xlookup functions.

Additional Information:

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