Actions on preparation columns

Talend Data Preparation User Guide

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In a column header, click the white arrow next to the column name to display the available options.

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

Action

Description

Create Column

Creates a new column to include additional data in your dataset if needed. Specify 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.