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OpenRefine is an open source tool for cleaning and transforming messy data. Programming questions about its expression language (GREL) may be more appropriate for Stack Overflow.

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Embed URL in text of OpenRefine cell

I am working on a project using open refine to search then send users to the relevant link for data that is hard to search. My current URLs to access the records take the form
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Wikidata reconciliation with OpenRefine—get only those subjects with English as the language flag

Leptospermum scoparium (Q1520028) has 8 common name (P1843) entries. I have data in OpenRefine reconciled to this object: How can I get only those P1843 entries that are in English? The ...
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What's a good resource for learning OpenRefine?

The book, Using OpenRefine, has been a really good resource, but is there anything better?
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Load data from HTML tables into OpenRefine?

One answer to the question Wikipedia table to JSON (or other machine-readable format) suggested to use OpenRefine for handling HTML tables. All I could find regarding OpenRefine and HTML tables were ...
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What does OpenRefine offer that other data-parsing tools don't?

I see OpenRefine mentioned a lot here, but I don't see it doing much that R and others can't. What capabilities does it offer that I'm not seeing in the promo page that R or other data packages ...
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