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Filtering Columns in Workbench 5

Version 7


You can use the Filter transform to apply filters to a selected column. You can choose to have Workbench return matches or non-matches for the specified filter query. You can also include or exclude blank cells in your filtered data. 


You can use regular expressions in building filter queries, just as you can when using the Search & Replace filter. Currently no Regular Expression Builder is available for helping you build filters as it is with Search & Replace; however, you can use all of the same constructions when building filter queries. For more information about the Search & Replace Regular Expression Builder, see Replacing a Column Value in Workbench 5

To filter data in Workbench 5,

  1. In Workbench, click wb5_jobs_icon.png in the left-hand icon bar.

  2. In the Jobs listing, double-click the DataSet job with columns you want to filter.

  3. Click Transforms to expand that section of the pane.

  4. In the Add a transform menu, select Filter Transform.

  5. Click the wb5_add_transform_icon.png button.
    The Filter Transform Editor appears.

  6. In the Search Column menu, select the column you want to filter.

  7. In the Include Filter field, enter your filter query.

  8. (Conditional) If you want to prevent blank cells from appearing in your filtered column, set Exclude Null to On. Otherwise leave this off.

  9. (Conditional) If you want your filter to return non-matches for your query, set Exclude Matches to On. Otherwise leave this off.

  10. Click Apply.

  11. Click wb5_save_icon.png at the top of the pane to save your transform.

Video - Adding a Filter Transform