Column Menu Options for Quick Data Transformations

You can use the following column menu options to transform data in a data flow.

Options Description
Bin Create your custom groups for number ranges.
Convert to Number Change the data type of the column to number and delete any values that aren't numbers.
Convert to Text Change the data type of a column to text.
Delete Select and remove a column from the data set.
Duplicate Create a column with data that’s identical to the selected column.
Group Create a custom group to combine related values. For example, you can group states with custom regions and categorize dollar amounts into groups showing small, medium, and large.
Lowercase Convert all the text in the column to lowercase.
Merge Columns Combine two or more columns to display as one.
Rename Change the column name.
Sentence Case Convert the first letter of the first word to uppercase on each row in a column.
Transform Modify the column data by using an expression.
Trim Remove leading and trailing spaces from text data. Oracle Analytics doesn't show leading or trailing spaces in the data preview, but if the original data source contained leading or trailing spaces, this can affect queries.
Uppercase Convert all the text in the column to uppercase.