The following steps will guide you in the basic usage of Generalized Cleanser for Pentaho.
To add Generalized Cleanser Component to your project, drag the component onto the Data Flow screen. This will snap the Generalized Cleanser Component into your workflow space.
Select a data flow source to be your input data. Many formats can be used as Sources, including Excel files, flat files or Access Input data sources. Connect this data source to the Generalized Cleanser Component by dragging the arrow from your data flow source to the Generalized Cleanser Component.
Double click the Generalized Cleanser Component to bring up the interface.
Input Field Tab
Map the input fields and choose your cleansing operations.
Output Filter Tab
You can specify which groups or columns you want to be output.
Add data destinations for downstream output. Connect the respective output filter pin to the output destination.
Click File and select Save Selected Items to save the project
Now, the project is ready to run.