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I want to copy data from one column into another column of same dataset. What operator to use

Somnath_DasSomnath_Das Member Posts: 20  Maven
I do not want to create a new column using generate attribute.

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  • BalazsBaranyBalazsBarany Administrator, Moderator, Employee, RapidMiner Certified Analyst, RapidMiner Certified Expert Posts: 639   Unicorn
    Solution Accepted
    Hi,

    you can use Generate Attributes and just enter the name of the attribute you're overwriting. This won't create a new attribute but work on the existing one. 

    Regards,

    Balázs
    Somnath_Das

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  • mschmitzmschmitz Administrator, Moderator, Employee, RapidMiner Certified Analyst, RapidMiner Certified Expert, University Professor Posts: 2,982  RM Data Scientist
    why not Generate Attribute? Its usually good.

    Otherwise - there is a Generate Copy operator.

    Best,
    Martin
    - Head of Data Science Services at RapidMiner -
    Dortmund, Germany
  • Somnath_DasSomnath_Das Member Posts: 20  Maven
    I don't want to create unnecessary fields and then again have to remove them using select attribute. Have checked Generate Copy but that is alo creating a new column. Am not able to copy the data from one column to another
  • mschmitzmschmitz Administrator, Moderator, Employee, RapidMiner Certified Analyst, RapidMiner Certified Expert, University Professor Posts: 2,982  RM Data Scientist
    Hi,
    then I do not understand what you want to do, can you maybe give an example?
    Best,
    Martin
    - Head of Data Science Services at RapidMiner -
    Dortmund, Germany
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