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Description

The Split Fields step allows you to split fields based on delimiter information.

Options

The table below contains options configuring the Split Fields step:

Option

Description

Step name

Name of the step; this name has to be unique in a single transformation

Field to split

The name of the field you want to split

Delimiter

Delimiter that determines the field. Special characters (e.g. CHAR ASCII HEX01) can be set with the format $[value], e.g. $[01] or $[6F,FF,00,1F].

Fields table

This table is where you define the properties for each new field created by the split. For each new field, you must define the field name, data type, and other properties.

Metadata Injection Support

All fields of this step support metadata injection. You can use this step with ETL Metadata Injection to pass metadata to your transformation at runtime.

Examples

Below are examples of split fields:

Example 1

SALES_VALUES field containing: "500,300,200,100"

Use these settings to split the field into four new fields:

  • Delimiter: ,
  • Field: SALES1, SALES2, SALES3, SALES4
  • Id:
  • remove ID no, no, no, no
  • type: Number, Number, Number, Number
  • format: ###.##, ###.##, ###.##, ###.##
  • group:
  • decimal: .
  • currency:
  • length: 3, 3, 3, 3
  • precision: 0, 0, 0, 0

Example 2

SALES_VALUES field containing "Sales2=310.50, Sales4=150.23"

Use these settings to split the field into four new fields:

  • Delimiter: ,
  • Field: SALES1, SALES2, SALES3, SALES4
  • Id: Sales1=, Sales2=, Sales3=, Sales4=
  • remove ID yes, yes, yes, yes
  • type: Number, Number, Number, Number
  • format: ###.##, ###.##, ###.##, ###.##
  • group:
  • decimal: .
  • currency:
  • length: 7, 7, 7, 7
  • precision: 2, 2, 2, 2
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