Set field value to a constant


The Set Field Value To A Constant transform replaces the value of a field with a hard coded constant value that you define.


Option Description

Transform name

Name of the transform this name has to be unique in a single pipeline.

Use variable in constant

Select to use a variable replacement within a constant.


Specify the field that contains the value you want to replace.

Replace by value

Specify the value that will replace the original field value specified.

Conversion mask (Date)

Specify a date format for the replaced field. See Common Formats for information on common valid date formats you can use in this transform.

Set empty string?

Specify Y to allow an empty string when the value is empty; otherwise, a null value is used.

Metadata Injection Support

All fields of this transform support metadata injection. You can use this transform with ETL Metadata Injection to pass metadata to your pipeline at runtime.