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Table.ReplaceValue

Owen Duncan|Last Updated: 10/5/2018
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Replaces oldValue with newValue in specific columns of a table, using the provided replacer function, such as text.Replace or Value.Replace.

Table.ReplaceValue(table as table, oldValue as any, newValue as any,replacer as function, columnsToSearch as {Text}) as table  

Arguments

ArgumentDescription
tableThe Table to modify.
oldValueThe old value to modify.
newValueThe new value to replace with.
replacerThe replacer function to use, such as Text.Replace or Value.Replace.
columnsToSearchThe list of columns to search through.

Examples

Table.ReplaceValue(  
  
    Table.FromRecords(  
  
{  
  
    [CustomerID = 1, Name = "Bob", Phone = "123-4567"],  
  
    [CustomerID = 2, Name = "Jim", Phone = "987-6543"] ,  
  
    [CustomerID = 3, Name = "Paul", Phone = "543-7890"] ,  
  
    [CustomerID = 4, Name = "Ringo", Phone = "232-1550"]  
  
}  
  
),  
  
    "Bob",  
  
    "New Customer Name",  
  
    Text.Replace, {"Name"})  
CustomerIDNamePhone
1New Customer Name123-4567
2Jim987-6543
3Paul543-7890
4Ringo232-1550
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