Merging the content of two or more columns - 6.5

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Data Quality and Preparation > Cleansing data
In some cases, the data you want to use is split in several columns. You can group these columns using a concatenation.


  1. Select the column you want to use for the concatenation. This column will be the first part of the merged column that will be created.
  2. In the Functions panel, type Concatenate with and click the result to display the options of the associated function.
  3. Configure the concatenation options corresponding to your needs.
  4. Click the Submit button to apply the function.

    You have the possibility to output the result of this function in a new column by selecting the Create new column check box.


The content of two columns is merged using a concatenation.