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Thread: Split fields into rows with "enter" as delimiter?

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    Nov 2014

    Question Split fields into rows with "enter" as delimiter?

    Hi all,

    Quite new to Pentaho so sorry if this is a simple question (it should be simple :P) but I'm already trying for two hours.

    I imported an Excel file with a lay-out similar to:

    Task1 Position 1
    Position 2
    Position 3
    Task2 Position 4
    Position 5

    Now I'm trying, by use of the "Split fields to rows" step, to split the positions in separate rows so I'll get:

    Task 1 Position 1
    Task 1 Position 2
    Task 1 Position 3
    Task 2 Position 4
    Task 2 Position 5

    However, I don't know what to use as delimiter. I tried most combinations I could find for carriage return but no luck. Could anyone here point me to the right solution?



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    You have to use .\n as regular expression as delimiter, this should do the trick (see screenshot)

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