Gsub Processoredit

Converts a string field by applying a regular expression and a replacement. If the field is not a string, the processor will throw an exception.

Table 21. Gsub Options

Name Required Default Description

field

yes

-

The field to apply the replacement to

pattern

yes

-

The pattern to be replaced

replacement

yes

-

The string to replace the matching patterns with

target_field

no

field

The field to assign the converted value to, by default field is updated in-place

ignore_missing

no

false

If true and field does not exist or is null, the processor quietly exits without modifying the document


{
  "gsub": {
    "field": "field1",
    "pattern": "\.",
    "replacement": "-"
  }
}