Spread

Spread a key-value pair across multiple columns. Missing values will be replaced with NA.

How to Access This Feature

From + (plus) Button

  • Click "+" button and select "Spread (Pivot)".

From Column Menu

  • You can also select two columns for key/value first, and then select "Spread (Pivot)" from the column menu of one of the selected columns.

Spread a Key/Value Column Pair across Multiple Columns

  1. Select Columns to Spread
    • Select Key/Value Columns from "Key Column"/"Value Column" dropdown.
  2. Specify parameters in the "Parameters" section.
    • Fill NA with - Value to fill missing values.
    • Guess column data type - Select TRUE to automatically guess the most possible data type for the key column.
    • Drop empty columns - The default is TRUE. Set FALSE to keep the levels that don’t appear in the data, filling in missing combinations with the text set with 'Fill NA with' field.
    • Column Names Separator - The default is NULL. If NULL, the column names are values of the key column. Set separator text to make the column names "{key_column_name}{separator}{key_value}".
  3. Click "Run".

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