Type Converter properties - Cloud

Talend Cloud Pipeline Designer Processors Guide

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Talend Documentation Team
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Cloud
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Talend Cloud
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Design and Development > Designing Pipelines
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Talend Pipeline Designer

Properties to configure in order to process your records using Type Converter. You can add as many converters as you want in the processor configuration.

Warning: The Type Converter processor cannot process sub-records. If you want to convert these records, you need to use a Field Selector processor before in order to reorganize the records and put them on top of the schema.

Property

Configuration

Name

Enter a display name for the Type Converter processor.

Description (optional)

Enter a description for the Type Converter processor.

CONVERTERS

Field

Select the input field to be converted.

Output type

Select the desired destination type for the selected field.

Format

Additional information used to help interpret the column. Please refer to the DateTimeFormatterand DecimalFormat documentation for more information.

Tip: You have the possibility to apply multiple conversions on the same field. For example, you can convert a String type field that contains a date into a Long type field, and then use this generated Long type field to convert it into a DateTime type field.