Actions on preparation columns - 6.5

Talend Data Preparation User Guide

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Data Quality and Preparation > Cleansing data

In a column header, click the menu icon next to the column name to display the available options.

The table below describes the different actions that you can perform on columns.



Create column

Creates a new column to include additional data in your dataset if needed. Specify a name and how to fill the content of the new column, either by copying an existing column or leaving it blank.

Delete column

Allows you to remove unnecessary columns.

Duplicate column

Creates a copy of a given column.

Rename column

You can rename a column with a meaningful name if you want to identify them more easily.

It is also possible to rename a column by double clicking its name.

This column is a...

Allows you to change a column data type, if the value is not the desired one.