tFilterRow Standard properties - 7.1

Processing (Integration)

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

The Standard tFilterRow component belongs to the Processing family.

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

Basic settings

Schema and Edit Schema

A schema is a row description. It defines the number of fields (columns) to be processed and passed on to the next component. When you create a Spark Job, avoid the reserved word line when naming the fields.

The schema of this component is built-in only.

This component offers the advantage of the dynamic schema feature. This allows you to retrieve unknown columns from source files or to copy batches of columns from a source without mapping each column individually. For further information about dynamic schemas, see Talend Studio User Guide.

This dynamic schema feature is designed for the purpose of retrieving unknown columns of a table and is recommended to be used for this purpose only; it is not recommended for the use of creating tables.

Logical operator used to combine conditions

Select a logical operator to combine simple conditions and to combine the filter results of both modes if any advanced conditions are defined.

And: returns the boolean value of true if all conditions are true; otherwise false. For each two conditions combined using a logical AND, the second condition is evaluated only if the first condition is evaluated to be true.

Or: returns the boolean value of true if any condition is true; otherwise false. For each two conditions combined using a logical OR, the second condition is evaluated only if the first condition is evaluated to be false.

Conditions

Click the plus button to add as many simple conditions as needed. Based on the logical operator selected, the conditions are evaluated one after the other in sequential order for each row. When evaluated, each condition returns the boolean value of true or false.

Input column: Select the column of the schema the function is to be operated on

Function: Select the function on the list

Operator: Select the operator to bind the input column with the value

Value: Type in the filtered value, between quotes if needed.

Use advanced mode

Select this check box when the operations you want to perform cannot be carried out through the standard functions offered, for example, different logical operations in the same component. In the text field, type in the regular expression as required.

If multiple advanced conditions are defined, use a logical operator between two conditions:

&& (logical AND): returns the boolean value of true if both conditions are true; otherwise false. The second condition is evaluated only if the first condition is evaluated to be true.

|| (logical OR): returns the boolean value of true if either condition is true; otherwise false. The second condition is evaluated only if the first condition is evaluated to be false.

Advanced settings

tStatCatcher Statistics

Select this check box to gather the Job processing metadata at the Job level as well as at each component level.

Global Variables

Global Variables

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.

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_OK: the number of rows matching the filter. This is an After variable and it returns an integer.

NB_LINE_REJECTED: the number of rows rejected. This is an After variable and it returns an integer.

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

Usage rule

This component is not startable (green background) and it requires an output component.