Transformation Reference

This section contains reference information on the transformations available in Cloud Dataprep by TRIFACTA®.

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

NameTitleDescription
changetype

Change column type

Changes the data type of a column [settype].
comment

Add comment

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

Conditional column

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

Convert patterns

Finds one or more patterns or text literals and replaces them with specified pattern values.
countmatches

Count matches

Counts the number of matches [countpattern]. See Compute Counts.
countmatchesbetween

Count matches between delimiters

Counts the number of matches [countpattern]. See Compute Counts.
deduplicate

Remove duplicate rows

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

New formula

Creates a new column with the result of a formula
drop

Delete columns

Delete one or more columns. See Remove Data.
extractbetweendelimiters

Extract text between delimiters

Extracts text found between two patterns. See Extract Values.
extractcustom

Extract text or pattern

Extracts text found between two patterns. Variant: Custom text or pattern. See Extract Values.
extractfirstcharacters

Extract the first n characters

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

Convert key/value pairs into Objects

Extracts key-value pairs into an Object [extractkv]. See Extract Values.
extractlastcharacters

Extract the last n characters

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

Convert list into Array

Extracts a list into an Array [extractlist]. See Extract Values.
extractrangeofcharacters

Extract characters between positions

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

Extract mismatched values

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

Extract numbers from text

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

Extract HTTP query strings

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

Filter rows when value contains

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

Filter rows using custom formula

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

Filter rows when value ends with

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

Filter rows when value is exactly

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

Filter rows when value is not

Filters rows that do not satisfy a condition. See Filter Data.
filterfromtop

Filter rows from top

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

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 Filter Data.
filterinterval

Filter rows at regular interval

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

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. See Filter Data.
filtermissing

Filter rows when value is missing

Filter rows that satisfy a condition. Variant: Filter rows with missing values. See Remove Data.
filtermismatched

Filter rows when value is mismatched

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

Filter rows when value is one of

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

Filter rows in range

Filter rows by their position. Variant: Filter rows within a range. See Filter Data.
filterstartswith

Filter rows when value starts with

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

Expand Arrays into rows

Converts each element in an Array into a new row. See Working with Arrays.
groupby

Group by

Group data and perform aggregated calculations on it. See Create Aggregations.
join

Join datasets

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

Convert text to lowercase

Format text in columns. Variant: Convert text in column to lowercase. See Modify String Values.
leftpad

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. See Modify String Values.
merge

Merge columns

Concatenates the values from two or more columns into a new column [merge]. See Add Two Columns.
move

Move columns

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

Nest columns into objects

Converts columns into an Object or Array [nest]. See Working with Arrays.
pivot

Pivot table

Creates a new column for each unique value in a column [pivot]. See Pivot Data.
prefix

Add prefix to text

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

Convert text to Propercase

Format text in columns. Variant: Convert text in column to ProperCase. See Modify String Values.
removesymbols

Remove symbols from text

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

Remove whitespace from text

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

Remove accents from text

Remove accent marks from text. See Modify String Values.
rename

Rename columns

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

Rename columns based on a pattern

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

Rename columns with a prefix

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

Rename columns with row(s

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

Rename columns with a suffix

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

Replace text or pattern

Replace text matching a pattern. See Replace Values.
replacebetweenpatterns

Replace between delimiters

Replace text between delimiters. Variant: Replace text between delimiters. See Replace Values.
replacebetweenpositions

Replace between positions

Replace text between delimiters. Variant: Replaces text based on position. See Replace Values.
replacemismatched

Replace mismatched values

Replace mismatched values. See Replace Values.
replacemissing

Replace missing values

Replace missing values. See Replace Values.
set

Edit column with formula

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

Sort columns

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

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

splitondelimiter

Split column on delimiter

Split by delimiter. Variant: Text or pattern. See Split Column.
splitbetweendelimiters

Split column between two delimiters

Split by delimiter. Variant: Between two delimiters. See Split Column.
splitmultipledelimiters

Split column on multiple delimiters

Split by delimiter. Variant: By multiple delimiters. See Split Column.
splitpositions

Split column by positions

Split by character position. Variant: By positions. See Split Column.
splitevery

Split column at regular interval

Split by character position. Variant: At regular interval. See Split Column.
splitbetweenpositions

Split column between positions

Split by character position. Variant: Between two positions. See Split Column.
splitrows

Split raw data into rows

Splits raw data into rows [splitrows]. See Split Column.
suffix

Add suffix to text

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

Trim whitespace

Format text in columns. Variant: Remove all whitespaces found at the beginning and end of the text. See Modify String Values.
trimquotes

Trim quotes

Format text in columns. Variant: Remove quotes found at the beginning and end of the text. See Modify String Values.
udf

Invoke external function

Creates a new column with the result of an external function.

NOTE: This transformation is only available in Cloud Dataprep by TRIFACTA. It requires additional configuration.

uppercase

Convert text to UPPERCASE

Format text in columns. Variant: Convert text in column to UPPERCASE. See Modify String Values.
dateformat

Change date format

Change format for Datetime columns. See Format Dates.
union

Union datasets

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

Standardize column

single-column standardization for standardizing column values. See Standardize Page.
unnest

Unnest Object elements

Extracts elements from an Object or Array into columns. See Working with Arrays.
unpivot

Unpivot columns

Turns columns into rows. Produces a key column with unnested values. See Pivot Data.
valuestocols

Convert values to columns

Creates a new column for each unique value in a column [valuestocols]. See Pivot Data.
window

Window

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