Generate SDS


The Generate SDS step is an interactive plugin for the MAP Client.

This tool provides an interface for filling out the metadata for a SPARC dataset.


Information on this plugin’s specifications is available here.


Information on this plugin’s configuration is available here.

Workflow Setup

Information on setting up a workflow with this plugin can be found here.


When the tool loads for the first time you should see something like the image displayed in Fig. 32.


Fig. 32 Generate SDS user interface just after loading for the first time.

For most of the editable parameters in the interface previous entries are stored and can be re-used by clicking on the down arrow at the end of the editable parameter and selecting the desired previous entry.


Clicking the Done button will store all the current entries to disk and will execute any additional workflow steps connected to the Generate SDS step.