Table.ReplaceValue
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Table.ReplaceValue

 

This topic applies to the Power Query Formula Language (informally known as "M") which can be used with Power Query and Power BI Desktop to build queries that mashup data. See the list of function categories.

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  

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.
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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