Table.ReplaceValue [Applies to Power Query]

This topic applies to the Power Query Formula Language. With Power Query you can discover, combine and refine data. To learn more about Power Query formulas in Excel, see Create Power Query formulas in Excel. For Excel VBA help, see Excel 2013 developer reference.

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Replaces oldValue with newValue in table columns, using a 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

Argument

Description

table

The Table to modify.

oldValue

The old value to modify.

newValue

The new value to replace with.

replacer

The replacer function to use, such as Text.Replace or Value.Replace.

columnsToSearch

The list of columns to search through.

Examples

Table.ReplaceValue( 
Table.FromRecords({
[A=1, B="hello"],
[A=2, B="world"]}), "hello",
"goodbye",
Text.Replace,
{"B"})

equals Table.FromRecords({
[A=1, B="goodbye"],[A=2, B="world"})
Table.ReplaceValue( 
Table.FromRecords({
[A=1, B="hello"],[A=2, B="world"]}),
"or",
"ur",
Text.Replace,
{"B"})

equals Table.FromRecords({
[A=1, B="hello"],[A=2, B="wurld"})

Applies To: Excel 2013, Excel 2010



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