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This section contains reference information on the transformations available in the application. 

Tip: Use the values in the Title column as search strings in the Search panel to begin specifying these transformations.

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Add comment

Adds a comment to your recipe [comment]. See Add Comments to Your Recipe.

Add prefix to text

Format text in columns. Variant: Specify a prefix to be added at the beginning of each selected column name.

Add suffix to text

Format text in columns. Variant: Specify a suffix to be added to the end of each selected column name.

Change column type

Changes the data type of a column [settype].

Change date format

Change format for Datetime columns

Conditional column

Returns values based on conditions such as if-then-else or case statements. See Apply Conditional Transformations.

Convert key/value pairs into Objects

Extracts key-value pairs into an Object [extractkv]

Convert list into Array

Extracts a list into an Array [extractlist].

Convert patterns

Counts the number of matches [countpattern]

Convert text to lowercase

Format text in columns. Variant: Convert text in column to lowercase. See Standardize Non-Numeric Values.

Convert text to Propercase

Format text in columns. Variant: Convert text in column to ProperCase. See Standardize Non-Numeric Values.

Convert text to UPPERCASE

Format text in columns. Variant: Convert text in column to UPPERCASE. See Standardize Non-Numeric Values.

Convert values to columns

Creates a new column for each unique value in a column [valuestocols]

Count matches

Counts the number of matches [countpattern]

Count matches between delimiters

Counts the number of matches [countpattern]. Variant:

Specify the patterns that precede and/or follow the value you want to count.

Delete columns

Delete one or more columns. See Remove Data.

Edit column with formula

Sets the values of one or more columns to the result of a formula [set].

Expand Arrays into rows

Converts each element in an Array into a new row

Extract characters between positions

Extracts text according to its position. Variant: Extract the last n characters.

Extract HTTP query strings

Extracts a list into an Array [extractlist]. Variant: Extract fields from an URL query string.

Extract mismatched values

Extracts a list into an Array [extractlist]. Variant: The data type to match against

Extract numbers from text

Extracts a list into an Array [extractlist]. Variant: Extract numbers from a text.

Extract text between delimiters

Extracts text found between two patterns.

Extract text or pattern

Extracts text found between two patterns. Variant: Custom text or pattern.

Extract the first n characters

Extracts text according to its position. Variant: Extract the first n characters.

Extract the last n characters

Extracts key-value pairs into an Object [extractkv]. Variant: Extract the last n characters.

Filter rows at regular interval

Filter rows by their position. Variant: . Variant: The size of the interval to filter rows at. See Remove Data.

Filter rows from top

Filter rows by their position. Variant: Filter rows from the top. See Remove Data.

Filter rows in range

Filter rows by their position. Variant: Filter rows within a range.

Filter rows using custom formula

Filter rows that satisfy a condition. Variant: Filter rows that satisfy an arbitrary formula. See Remove Data.

Filter rows when value contains

Filter rows that satisfy a condition. Variant: Filter rows that contain a specified value or pattern. See Remove Data.

Filter rows when value ends with

Filter rows that satisfy a condition. Variant: Filter rows that ends with a specified value or pattern. See Remove Data.

Filter rows when value is exactly

Filter rows that satisfy a condition. Variant: Filter rows that match exactly a specified value. See Remove Data.

Filter rows when value is greater than

Filter rows that satisfy a condition. Variant: Filter rows with values greater than (or equal to) a specified value. See Remove Data.

Filter rows when value is less than

Filter rows that satisfy a condition. Variant: Filter rows with values less than (or equal to) a specified value.

Filter rows when value is mismatched

Filter rows that satisfy a condition. Variant: Filter rows with mismatched values.

Filter rows when value is missing

Filter rows that satisfy a condition. Variant: Filter rows with missing values.

Filter rows when value is one of

Filter rows that satisfy a condition. Variant: Filter rows that match any of the specified values.

Filter rows when value starts with

Filter rows that satisfy a condition. Variant: Filter rows that starts with a specified value or pattern.

Invoke external function

Creates a new column with the result of an external function

NOTE: This transformation is only available in Trifacta Wrangler Enterprise. It requires additional configuration.

Join datasets

Adds additional columns from other data sources [join]. See Join Page.

Merge columns

Concatenates the values from two or more columns into a new column [merge]

Move columns

Moves one or more columns before or after another column [move]

Nest columns into objects

Converts columns into an Object or Array [nest]

New formula

Creates a new column with the result of a formula

Pad text with leading characters

Format text in columns. Variant: Add the necessary number of characters to each value to make them of the same length.

Pivot table

Creates a new column for each unique value in a column [pivot]

Remove duplicate rows

Removes duplicate rows where values in every column are the same. See Remove Data.

Remove symbols from text

Format text in columns. Variant: Remove all non-alphanumerical characters from the text.

Remove whitespace from text

Format text in columns. Variant: Remove all whitespace found in the text.

Rename columns

Renames one or more columns [rename]. Variant: Specify the new name for each column.

Rename columns based on a pattern

Renames one or more columns [rename]. Variant: Specify a text or pattern to be replaced in each selected column name.

Rename columns with a prefix

Renames one or more columns [rename]. Variant: Specify a prefix to be added at the beginning of each selected column name.

Rename columns with a row

Renames one or more columns [rename]. Variant: Specify a row containg the names to be used as header.

Rename columns with a suffix

Renames one or more columns [rename]. Variant: Specify a suffix to be added at the end of each selected column name.

Replace between delimiters

Replace text between delimiters. Variant: Replace text between delimiters.

Replace between positions

Replace text between delimiters. Variant: Replaces text based on position.

Replace mismatched values

Replace mismatched values.

Replace missing values

Replace missing values.

Replace text or pattern

Replace text matching a pattern.

Sort columns

Sorts the rows based on the values in one or more columns.

NOTE: This transformation is not available in Cloud Dataprep by TRIFACTA INC..

Split column at regular interval

Split by character position. Variant: At regular interval.

Split column between positions

Split by character position. Variant: Between two positions.

Split column between two delimiters

Split by delimiter. Variant: Between two delimiters.

Split column by positions

Split by character position. Variant: By positions.

Split column on delimiter

Split by delimiter. Variant: Text or pattern.

Split column on multiple delimiters

Split by delimiter. Variant: By multiple delimiters.

Split raw data into rows

Splits raw data into rows [splitrows]

Trim quotes

Format text in columns. Variant: Remove quotes found at the beginning and end of the text.

Trim whitespace

Format text in columns. Variant: Remove all whitespaces found at the beginning and end of the text. See Standardize Non-Numeric Values.

Union datasets

Adds additional rows from other data source [union]. See Union Page.

Unnest Object elements

Extracts elements from an Object or Array into columns

Unpivot columns

Turns columns into rows. Produces a key column with

Window

Performs row-based calculations across multiple ordered rows [window]

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