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toFloat() function

toFloat() converts all values in the _value column to float types.

Supported data types

  • string (numeric, scientific notation, ±Inf, or NaN)
  • boolean
  • int
  • uint
Function type signature
(<-tables: stream[{A with _value: B}]) => stream[{A with _value: B, _value: float}]
For more information, see Function type signatures.

Parameters

tables

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

Examples

Convert an integer _value column to floats

import "sampledata"

sampledata.int()
    |> toFloat()

View example input and output

Convert a boolean _value column to floats

import "sampledata"

sampledata.bool()
    |> toFloat()

View example input and output


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