Note: This old article cites a deprecated feature . However, it may still be available in some later versions.
Sometimes you may need to split a singe field into multiple fields. You can do this by using the Split-function in the data movement process.
We have a staging table that looks like the one below and we would like to split the fields using space as the separator.
Create a table on the DWH with two fields, "Column1" and "Column2". Drag the field “Column1” on stage to the field “Column1” on DWH to initiate the data movement. In the dialogue, select Split as the Method.
In the Add Split Field-dialogue, input the separator (we use space in this example), make sure the Source Field is correct and choose the Destination Fields
The result on the data warehouse should look like this:
This article applies to: timeXtender 4.5, tX2012, TX2014. Last updated: 2014-03-24.
Is there a similar solution for newer version of TimeXtender?
I am not able to create this. Is this available now?
Hi Satish & Mikkel, we deprecated this feature due to it's limited use case. We found it significantly more useful to solve this using field transformations. See below:
This is a perfect example for using snippets.
I developed the Split function as a snippet and shared it here. You can easily compose these snippets, follow this link for more information.