Installing example files in the DI Demo Project


After you import the demo project and open it for the first time, you are required to install the example files that are used in the example Job. This article explains how to install example files on Windows and Unix/Linux systems.



This articles applies to Talend Open Studio for Data Integration version 6.0 or higher.



Read the recommended resources and advice.

Before you install the example files, open the readme Job and read the information, including the recommended resources and advice.



Change the default value of context variable

  1. In the Repository viewer, expand the Contexts > globalContext context group.
  2. Change the value of these two variables according to your Studio installation path:

    • workspace: the path of the local workspace.

    • root: the directory where the example files will be generated.

      The default value is C:\TalendDemoFiles\, but you can change it to another value to generate the example files into another location.


  3. Click Finish. When a window appears with a message asking if you want to propagate the modifications, click Yes.


  4. When a window appears with a message about Update detection, click OK.



Execute job to generate example files

  1. Open the beforeRunJobs Job, then click Run in the Run viewer or press F6 to execute the Job.


    Now all the example files are generated in C:\TalendDemoFiles\ as you specified for the root variable.
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