Customize the Names and Descriptions of Data Flow Steps

You can change the names of steps to make flows easier to understand, and annotate data flows by adding your own descriptions.

  1. Open a data flow.
  2. Click the step you want to customize.
    Notice that the step name is displayed in the panel below the step diagram.
  3. In the panel below the step diagram, click the step name (for example, Merge Columns).
  4. Use the Name and Description fields to change the default values.
    The new name that you specify is appended to the default name.
  5. To save your changes, press Enter.