Merging the content of two or more columns

Talend Data Preparation User Guide

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Data Quality and Preparation > Cleansing data
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In some cases, the data you want to use is split in several columns. You can group these columns using a concatenation.

Procedure

  1. Select the column you want to use for the concatenation. This column will be the first part of the merged column that will be created.
  2. In the Functions panel, type Concatenate with and click the result to display the options of the associated function.
  3. Configure the concatenation options corresponding to your needs.
  4. Click the Submit button to apply the function.

Results

The content of two columns is merged using a concatenation.