Renaming of columns possible "globally"?


sometimes, when I rename a column, this created problems later in the workflow since some nodes refer to the old column names.

Is it possible - like it is for example when programming in JAVA in an IDE - to change the column name simultaneously at all places in the workflow where it is relevant?

Best regards

You might be able to do this by a brute-force approach of looking in your workflow’s parent folder in your workspace on disk, and replacing all the occurences of the old column name with the new in all the settings.xml files. Beware - this is a pretty risky approach!

It would be great if there was a ‘safe’ way in the GUI!


Hey Steve,

thanks for that answer :slight_smile: However, I’ll rather not try your solution, since my understanding about what I’m doing is not so good.

Thanks anyway!
Best regards