HOW TO: Drop Multiple Columns

HOW TO: Drop Multiple Columns


In many cases, datasets come with information that will not be useful in downstream analysis. To quickly filter down your dataset, it is often desirable to drop multiple columns at once.

To drop multiple columns in Trifacta:

  1. Open the Columns view
  2. select the columns you'd like to filter using ctl/command + click for multi-column select and shift+click to select a range
  3. Select Actions
  4. Choose Drop
  5. Note: You can also Edit the drop step and manually add or remove columns to be deleted

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