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Click on the Snap to open the Snap dialog. To hide the dialog, click on the Snap again, or click the  icon. You can configure the various settings that are available under the tabs. Most Snap dialogs have some–or all–of the tabs listed in the table below. For illustration, we have taken the File Reader Snap as an example For detailed information on configuring a specific Snap, click the Help  icon on the Snap Settings dialog.

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SettingsUse the Settings tab to configure the Snap.

Account

Use the Account tab to create and store the account details that the Snap will need to access external resources that need authorization.

Refer to Accounts and the individual Snap account documentation for details.

Views

Use the Views tab to configure the input, output, and error views of the Snap.

See Configuring Snap Views for more information.

Info

Use the Info tab to add notes to the Snap. These notes can help other users understand the role of the Snap in the Pipeline. 

The Info tab also displays the Title, Purpose, Developer, and Class FQID (fully-qualified ID of the class that contains the Snap's functionality). 


Icons in a Snap Settings Dialog


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Access help associated with the Snap.

Maximize the Snap popup. This gives you more space to enter and view the detailed configuration strings more easily.

Remove the Snap from the Pipeline.

Save the changes made to the Snap settings.

Close the popup. 


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Configuring Snap Views

Using Snap views you can configure the number of input and output documents that the Snap can support. You can also configure the Snap behavior in case of any error during the Snap execution. Every Snap contains the following views:

  • Error: Enables you to configure the error view of the Snap

  • Input: Enables you to specify the number of input views you want the Snap to have

  • Output: Enables you to specify the number of output views you want the Snap to have

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