OpenRefine How-Tos

General help and support with Refine

To get started with OpenRefine and the GOKb extension, visit our tutorial.

The Open Refine wiki (https://github.com/OpenRefine/OpenRefine/wiki) contains basic information on using Refine, including common 'recipes' for data transformation.

The Open Refine mailing list is active and can often help with advice on how to best use Refine to solve specific problems: http://groups.google.com/d/forum/openrefine

The 'How-Tos' below deal with specific tasks/transformations relevant to GOKb. 

How-Tos

Columns

Comparing two sets of data in Refine

Dates

De-duplicating Lists

Expected TIPPs

Exporting a project

Looking up Controlled Values

Repeated Errors

Rows

Titles

  • Uppercase words in titles

Transformations

Requested

  • Dealing with multi-package files in Refine