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Return column name each time specific cell value is detected?

I have a dataset where the rows refer to different people and each colum referers to a different attribute. Each cell has a value of 0 or 1, with 1 indicating that the person has the attribute, and 0 denoting that they do not. 

 

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I need help creating a measure that will look for the 1s in each row and return the column name for each 1 it finds. The expected output based on the data above would be something like:

 

Person 1: Attribute 2

Person 2: Attribute 5

Person 3: Attribute 1, Attribute 2, Attribute 4

Person 4: Attribute 2, Attribute 3

Person 5: Attribute 1, Attribute 4, Attribute 5

 

Thanks in advance for your help! 

 

 

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Re: Return column name each time specific cell value is detected?

Hi @samurijv2 ,

 

you can select the three columns Attribute 1- Attribute 5 in Query Editor, then unpivot these column to row data like picture below, click "Close & Apply".

 

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Then create new column1.

 

Column1= IF(Table1[Value]=1, Table1[Attribute],BLANK())

 

Finally, you can create calculated table using DAX below.

 

NewTable = ADDCOLUMNS(SUMMARIZE(Table1,Table1[Person]),"Expected", CALCULATE(CONCATENATEX(Table1, Table1[Column1], " ")))

 

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Best Regards,

Amy

 

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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Community Support Team
Community Support Team

Re: Return column name each time specific cell value is detected?

Hi @samurijv2 ,

 

you can select the three columns Attribute 1- Attribute 5 in Query Editor, then unpivot these column to row data like picture below, click "Close & Apply".

 

8.png9.png

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Then create new column1.

 

Column1= IF(Table1[Value]=1, Table1[Attribute],BLANK())

 

Finally, you can create calculated table using DAX below.

 

NewTable = ADDCOLUMNS(SUMMARIZE(Table1,Table1[Person]),"Expected", CALCULATE(CONCATENATEX(Table1, Table1[Column1], " ")))

 

10.png

 

 

 

 

Best Regards,

Amy

 

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

 

samurijv2 Regular Visitor
Regular Visitor

Re: Return column name each time specific cell value is detected?

This worked perfectly! Thanks for your assistance. 

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