Filling empty cells with text

Talend Data Preparation User Guide

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Data Quality and Preparation > Cleansing data
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The white part of the Quality Bar indicates that the column contains empty records.

You may want to fill these empty records with some text or with the content of another column.

Procedure

  1. Select a column containing empty records.

    You can identify columns containing empty records using the Quality Bar. The white part of it indicates that the column contains empty records.

  2. In the Functions panel, type Fill Empty Cells with Text and click the result to open the options for the associated function.
  3. Click the Submit button to apply the function.

Results

This fills all the empty cells in the selected column with text or data from another column.