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Power Query in Power Bi Data Modification

Power query in PBI, I am trying to find and replace a value that has a return in a cell. I am trying to replace the value with just the employees name. Screen Shot 1.pngScreen Shot 2.png

 

I need it to go from SCOTT D HALL_x000D_ 208580 to just Scott Hall....also his name placement may change each month so how do I have power query recongize his name is in another location and modifies that information?

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Re: Power Query in Power Bi Data Modification

@davidwhite83 ,

 

Generally, you can splite the column by custom separator like " " and "_", then remove the useless columns and combine the two left columns.

 

Or you can regular expreesion to match the pattern using python or R.

 

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Re: Power Query in Power Bi Data Modification

@davidwhite83 ,

 

Generally, you can splite the column by custom separator like " " and "_", then remove the useless columns and combine the two left columns.

 

Or you can regular expreesion to match the pattern using python or R.

 

Community Support Team _ Jimmy Tao

If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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