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Connection Configuration

Connection properties display information about the data passed between tools. To view the properties and configuration option, select the connection arrow between any 2 tools. Select a tool to display the incoming and outgoing connector indicators.


Enter a name in this box if you want to display a name on the connection in the workflow.


When you check the Wireless box, the connection arrows are set to be invisible.

Input and output anchors are marked with a wireless symbol to indicate a wireless connection. The color of the bars is indicative of how many connections are coming into or out of the anchor. One bar indicates one connection, 2 bars indicate 2 connections, and 3 bars indicate 3 or more connections.


The Fields section displays the schema view of the data stream being passed between tools. Field order is displayed with Field number, Field Name, Type, Size, and Source.

Description: Demographic tools like the Allocate Input tool and the Allocate Append tool include the full variable name in the description field, indicating the origin of a particular field.