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Hierarchical JSON Output

You can use the Hierarchical JSON output step to convert hierarchical data from a previous step into JSON format. See Hierarchical data for an overview of hierarchical data in Pentaho.

NoteThis step only accepts hierarchical data


  • Step name: Specifies the unique name of the Hierarchical JSON output step on the canvas. You can customize the name or leave it as the default.


Input hierarchical fieldSpecifies the hierarchical input field name from a previous step which is formatted to the JSON format.
Output fieldSpecifies the step output field to contain the generated JSON output.
Pass output to servletSelect to return the data using a web service instead of passing it to output rows. See PDI data over web service
Pretty print?Select to format the output JSON data.