This is actually a job a former co-worker developed. Now I have to do some enhancement on the job.
There is a context variable created within tSetGlobalVar : "store123File"
And the value he put for the variable is: "~/store123.xlsx"
One of the subjobs will read the data from database
-> create the "storeABC" file (tFileOutputExcel: File Name = ((String)globalMap.get("store123File")) )
-> check the existence (tFileExist: File name/Stream = ((String)globalMap.get("store123File")) )
-> send an email with the file attached if file exists
-> delete the file (tFileDelete: File Name = ((String)globalMap.get("store123File")) )
I ran this subjob and the email was sent out with the file attachment. But I don't know where the file is created. I deactived tFileDelete, and ran the job again and search for "store123.xlsx" in my computer, didn't get it.
BTW, my co-worker developed the job with a Mac, I am using PC. I heard that tilde (~) represents user's home directory in Mac. Where should the file be created when I run the job in PC?
Windows do not support ~ as user home folder
if You run job from Studio check inside Studio folder, it will be new folder "~" and inside must be your file
Yes, I ran the job in Talend Open Studio. Could you please let me know how to check a Studio folder?
I still didn't get it. Did you mean I should get the file within my Talend folder? I didn't see it.
Also, if it is in my PC, I should be able to find it by searching the file name, isn't it?
Yes, I ran the job in Talend with tDelete component disabled.
I don't see the "~" within my Talend folder. It is very strange.
But at least I learned that it is not a good idea to put "~" in a directory. It would create a lot trouble for another developer in the future.
Thanks for your help!
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