getColumn() function

getColumn() extracts a specified column from a table as an array.

If the specified column is not present in the table, the function returns an error.

Function type signature
(<-table: stream[A], column: string) => [B] where A: Record
For more information, see Function type signatures.



(Required) Column to extract.


Input table. Default is piped-forward data (<-).


Extract an array of column values from a table

import "sampledata"
    |> tableFind(fn: (key) => key.tag == "t1")
    |> getColumn(column: "_value")// Returns [-2, 10, 7, 17, 15, 4]

Extract an array of column values and display them in a table

import "array"
import "sampledata"

columnData =
        |> tableFind(fn: (key) => key.tag == "t1")
        |> getColumn(column: "_value")

array.from(rows: [{_value: display(v: columnData)}])

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