Fill empty cells

Fill empty cells

DataPrep allows you to fill the empty cells in a column using the Fill empty cells transform.

To fill empty cells:

1. Right-click the column name and select the Fill empty cells  option from the context menu.

2. Choose one of the following options from the Fill empty cells using section:
  1. Previous cell value - Use this option to fill the empty cells with the previous cell value.
  2. Next cell value - Use this option to fill the empty cells with the next cell value.
  3. Most frequent value - Use this option to fill the empty cells with the value that has occurred maximum number of times in a column.
  4. Average value for the column - Use this option to fill the empty cells with the average value in a numeric column. 
  5. Custom values - Use this option to customize a value such as empty, NA, null, etc. to fill the empty cells.
  6. Formula - Use this option to choose functions and build custom formula expression. To learn more about functions, click here.
DataPrep shows a live preview of the column during the transformation. 

3. After selecting the required option, click Apply .

4. You can also apply this transformation to multiple columns. Select the required columns using the  option under  Columns to apply.  

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