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transformations:massreplace [2015/01/30 04:10]
dmitry created
transformations:massreplace [2015/04/10 20:05] (current)
elenap
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 It's typically used for data cleansing, e.g. for removing word 'NULL' in all columns. It's typically used for data cleansing, e.g. for removing word 'NULL' in all columns.
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 +EXAMPLE
 +
 +**Source table:** The longest rivers in the world
 +
 +^  River  ^  Length (km)  ^  Continent  ^
 +| Nile  |  6650  |  Africa  |
 +| Amazon  |  6400  |  South America  |
 +| Yangtze  |  6300  |  Asia  |
 +| Mississippi  |  6275  |  North America  |
 +| Yenisei  |  5539  |  Asia  |
 +| Yellow River  |  5464  |  Asia  |
 +| Ob  |  5410  |  Asia  |
 +| Paraná  |  4880  |  South America  |
 +
 +
 +**Objective:** Replace "North America" or "South America" by simply "America"
 +
 +**Transformation parameters:**
 +
 +  * Search for: America
 +  * where it's: Entire cell or part of longer text
 +  * Replace with: America
 +  * which is: Entire cell
 +  * Perform replacement in: All columns
 +  
 +**Output table:**
 +
 +^  River  ^  Length (km)  ^  Continent  ^
 +| Nile  |  6650  |  Africa  |
 +| Amazon  |  6400  |  America  |
 +| Yangtze  |  6300  |  Asia  |
 +| Mississippi  |  6275  |  America  |
 +| Yenisei  |  5539  |  Asia  |
 +| Yellow River  |  5464  |  Asia  |
 +| Ob  |  5410  |  Asia  |
 +| Paraná  |  4880  |  America  |
transformations/massreplace.txt · Last modified: 2015/04/10 20:05 by elenap