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tPivotToColumnsDelimited Standard properties

These properties are used to configure tPivotToColumnsDelimited running in the Standard Job framework.

The Standard tPivotToColumnsDelimited component belongs to the File family.

The component in this framework is available in all Talend products.

Basic settings

Pivot column

Select the column from the incoming flow that will be used as pivot for the aggregation operation.

Aggregation column

Select the column from the incoming flow that contains the data to be aggregated.

Aggregation function

Select the function to be used in case several values are available for the pivot column.

Group by

Define the aggregation sets, the values of which will be used for calculations.


Input Column: Match the input column label with your output columns, in case the output label of the aggregation set needs to be different.

File Name

Name or path to the file to be processed and/or the variable to be used.

For further information about how to define and use a variable in a Job, see Talend Studio User Guide.

Field separator

Character, string or regular expression to separate fields of the output file.

Row separator

String (ex: "\n"on Unix) to distinguish rows in the output file.

Global Variables

Global Variables

NB_LINE: the number of rows read by an input component or transferred to an output component. This is an After variable and it returns an integer.

NB_LINE_OUT: the number of rows written to the file by the component. This is an After variable and it returns an integer.

ERROR_MESSAGE: the error message generated by the component when an error occurs. This is an After variable and it returns a string. This variable functions only if the Die on error check box is cleared, if the component has this check box.

A Flow variable functions during the execution of a component while an After variable functions after the execution of the component.

To fill up a field or expression with a variable, press Ctrl + Space to access the variable list and choose the variable to use from it.

For further information about variables, see Talend Studio User Guide.


Usage rule

This component requires an input flow.


Due to license incompatibility, one or more JARs required to use this component are not provided. You can install the missing JARs for this particular component by clicking the Install button on the Component tab view. You can also find out and add all missing JARs easily on the Modules tab in the Integration perspective of your studio. For details, see Installing external modules. You can find more details about how to install external modules in Talend Help Center (

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