reference dataset is a reference to a recipe's output, which can been added to a flow other than the one where the recipe is located.

Create reference dataset

Click the plus icon next to the recipe and select Create Reference Dataset.

NOTE:  A reference dataset is a read-only object in the flow where it is referenced. A reference dataset must be created in the source flow from the recipe to use. For more information, see View for Recipes.

Reference Dataset icon in source flow

Icon context menu

The following options are available when you right-click the reference dataset:

Details options

The following options are available in the details context menu when you select a reference dataset. 


Reference Dataset view

The following fields appear in the right panel.

Key Fields:

Used In: Indicates the number of flows where the reference appears. If this number is greater than one, click More details to review the flows. See Dataset Details Page.

More details: Review details on the flows where the dataset is used. 

Add reference dataset in another flow

After you have created a reference dataset, you can use it other flows. 

Options:

Reference Dataset icon in another flow

Icon context menu

The following menu options are available when you select the plus icon next to the dataset:

Details options

The following options are available in the details context menu when you select the reference dataset.

Tip: You can also right-click the reference dataset to view all the menu options.


View for referenced dataset in a new flow


NOTE: Reference datasets marked with a red dot no longer have a source dataset for them in the other flow. These upstream dependencies should be fixed. See Fix Dependency Issues.

The following fields appear in the right panel.

Key Fields:

Source Flow: Flow that contains the dataset. Click the link to open the Flow View page for that dataset.