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  1. Pentaho Data Integration - Kettle
  2. PDI-1831

Spoon : implement preview, execution and logging improvements



    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Severity: Medium
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 3.1.0 GA
    • Fix Version/s: 3.2.0 GA
    • Component/s: Spoon / User Interface
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      • Add a "Preview data" option if you right click the step. (it will launch a preview run) Selecting a step and hitting the preview icon/menu will do the same, but it's never exposed in the GUI so people don't know about it.
      • Add a "Clear log before running" checkbox in the execution dialog. That helps in the detection of errors in the log. Enabled by default please.
      • After a failed run, we can add a visual indicator in the transformation graph next to the failed step, something like a "(X)" icon in red. Mousing over that icon will show you a rich tool tip with the error log lines. That would help you since you don't have to switch tabs at the bottom anymore.
      • Prevent the tabs at the bottom from switching focus when you run/preview a transformation.




            • Assignee:
              gdavid Golda Thomas
              mcasters Matt Casters (Inactive)
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