Creating Value Conversion Filters in Import Manager

I am trying to create some Value Conversion Filters that change street suffixes to abbreviations. Such as Lane to Ln.
How would I go about doing this? Am I supposed to use the find/replace Conversion Filter?
Points awarded to any helpful answers / helpful guides (besides the Import Manager Guide) <--- I have this already

Yes u can use the Find/Replace Conversion filter property in Import manager.
In this u can write the word u want to change and then write the req format.
But the conversions are permanent while if u do this in MDM data manager under transformations they are temporary.i.e they will not be syndicated.
Hope this may help u.
Edited by: ankit jain on Aug 6, 2008 5:06 AM

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