How to Label a Link


Labels are helpful to document the purpose of a functoid or a link in a map. You can use the Label property to name a link. This is useful when your map contains big schema structures and identifying the inputs and output links to a functoid becomes difficult.

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For information on how to label and comment functoids, see How to Label and Comment a Functoid.

The following figure shows a link label.

Labelling a link

These instructions require that BizTalk Mapper is running.

To add a label to a link

  1. Select the link you want to label.

  2. In the Properties window, provide the new name in the Label field.

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    The maximum number of characters allowed is 256. If a string with more than 256 characters is specified, the first 256 characters are accepted and the rest are discarded.

    Link label properties

Using Links to Specify Record and Field Mappings

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