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Path to String

StreamableKNIME Filehandling Nodes version 4.3.2.v202103021015 by KNIME AG, Zurich, Switzerland

This node converts a selected Path column into a column of the type String.

For further information about file handling in general see the File Handling Guide.

Options

Column selection
The Path column that will be converted to a String column.
Output
  • Append column: Append the new column to the table with the selected column name.
  • Replace: Replace the selected column with the new String column.
Create KNIME URL for 'Relative to' and 'Mounpoint' file systems
This option is only relevant for paths with the Relative to workflow data area, Relative to workflow, Relative to mountpoint or Mountpoint file system. If checked, a String is created that contains a KNIME URL. Such a KNIME URL starts with "knime://" and can be used to e.g. control legacy reader nodes via flow variables. If unchecked, a String is created that contains solely the path, i.e. without the knime protocol and hostname. Such a String can e.g. be used for manipulations and converted back to a Path using the String to Path node.

Input Ports

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Table that contains a Path column.

Output Ports

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The input table containing the converted column.

Workflows

Installation

To use this node in KNIME, install KNIME Base nodes from the following update site:

KNIME 4.3

A zipped version of the software site can be downloaded here.

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