Column Mapping Template

XPlica allows you to map metadata properties between SharePoint columns using column mapping templates. XPlica column mapping template is available as one of the group under XPlica Template Manager tool available under Templates Menu in the Task Manager.


To create a new column mapping template, Select New from the Templates Tools pane. The new template dialog will appear as shown below:


Enter an unique name for the template. Select 'Column Mapping' under the list of available template groups and click Save button. The new template will be added under 'Column Mapping' node in template tree view as shown below:


Column Mapping Template view

Template list pane in XPlica template manager tool transformed into Column Mapping template view upon selecting a node (column mapping template) under the group Column Mapping Template in template tree pane.

Column Mapping template view consists of following panes to configure column mapping:

  1. Column mapping pane
  2. Column mapping actions toolbar

Column Mapping Pane

Column Mapping pane displays the column mapping structure for the selected template. It provides the mapping information (metadata value or source assigned) for SharePoint destination column(s) configured in the template. Column Mapping related operations can be performed by using the Column Mapping Actions toolbar.


Column Mapping Toolbar

Column Mapping actions toolbar contain all the commands (or actions) to customize the Column Mapping associated with the selected Template.


Action Description
New Click New to add a new SharePoint column to the mapping.
Edit Click Edit to edit the existing mapping column(s).
Reset All Click Reset All Button to reset the mapping to its default position.
Delete Click Delete to delete a column from the mapping.