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Noblelox Helper II
Helper II

Split? Merge?? Find??? Trim????

Morning all,
I've never done this before, and it is just confusing.  I have two columns, One for the Operating System and one for the version.

What I need to do is Trim bits from both columns and make one combined column, as such...

Column 1                           Column 2             Column 3
Windows 10 Enterprise      10.0 (16299)         Windows 10 (16299)
Windows 7 Professional      6.1 (7601)            Windows 7 (7601)
Mac OS X                             10.13.6                Mac OS X (10.13.6)
Windows 8.1 Enterprise       6.3 (9600)            Windows 8.1 (9600)

I would be grateful if anyone could point me in the right direction.

Paul

 

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FrankAT Solution Specialist
Solution Specialist

Re: Split? Merge?? Find??? Trim????

Hi @Noblelox,

follow these steps:

// Table
let
    Source = Table.FromRows(Json.Document(Binary.Decompress(Binary.FromText("i45WCs/MS8kvL1YwNFBwzStJLSooyixOVdJRMjTQM1DQMDQzsrTUVIrVQSg0Vwgoyk9LLS7OzM9LzAGqNNMzVNAwNzMwhKjzTUxW8A9WiICYYWisZ4ai3QKoGsUiMz1jBQ1LMwMDoPZYAA==", BinaryEncoding.Base64), Compression.Deflate)), let _t = ((type text) meta [Serialized.Text = true]) in type table [#"Column 1" = _t, #"Column 2" = _t]),
    #"Changed Type" = Table.TransformColumnTypes(Source,{{"Column 1", type text}, {"Column 2", type text}}),
    #"Replaced Value1" = Table.ReplaceValue(#"Changed Type","Enterprise","",Replacer.ReplaceText,{"Column 1"}),
    #"Replaced Value2" = Table.ReplaceValue(#"Replaced Value1","Professional","",Replacer.ReplaceText,{"Column 1"}),
    #"Added Prefix" = Table.TransformColumns(#"Replaced Value2", {{"Column 2", each "(" & _, type text}}),
    #"Added Suffix" = Table.TransformColumns(#"Added Prefix", {{"Column 2", each _ & ")", type text}}),
    #"Replaced Value" = Table.ReplaceValue(#"Added Suffix","))",")",Replacer.ReplaceText,{"Column 2"}),
    #"Split Column by Delimiter1" = Table.SplitColumn(#"Replaced Value", "Column 2", Splitter.SplitTextByEachDelimiter({"("}, QuoteStyle.Csv, true), {"Column 2.1", "Column 2.2"}),
    #"Added Prefix1" = Table.TransformColumns(#"Split Column by Delimiter1", {{"Column 2.2", each "(" & _, type text}}),
    #"Removed Columns" = Table.RemoveColumns(#"Added Prefix1",{"Column 2.1"}),
    #"Inserted Merged Column" = Table.AddColumn(#"Removed Columns", "Column 3", each Text.Combine({[Column 1], [Column 2.2]}, ""), type text),
    #"Renamed Columns" = Table.RenameColumns(#"Inserted Merged Column",{{"Column 2.2", "Column 2"}})
in
    #"Renamed Columns"

Figure: Start

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Figure: End

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Regards FrankAT

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Super User I
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Re: Split? Merge?? Find??? Trim????

something like this?  see attached.

 

 

 


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FrankAT Solution Specialist
Solution Specialist

Re: Split? Merge?? Find??? Trim????

Hi @Noblelox,

follow these steps:

// Table
let
    Source = Table.FromRows(Json.Document(Binary.Decompress(Binary.FromText("i45WCs/MS8kvL1YwNFBwzStJLSooyixOVdJRMjTQM1DQMDQzsrTUVIrVQSg0Vwgoyk9LLS7OzM9LzAGqNNMzVNAwNzMwhKjzTUxW8A9WiICYYWisZ4ai3QKoGsUiMz1jBQ1LMwMDoPZYAA==", BinaryEncoding.Base64), Compression.Deflate)), let _t = ((type text) meta [Serialized.Text = true]) in type table [#"Column 1" = _t, #"Column 2" = _t]),
    #"Changed Type" = Table.TransformColumnTypes(Source,{{"Column 1", type text}, {"Column 2", type text}}),
    #"Replaced Value1" = Table.ReplaceValue(#"Changed Type","Enterprise","",Replacer.ReplaceText,{"Column 1"}),
    #"Replaced Value2" = Table.ReplaceValue(#"Replaced Value1","Professional","",Replacer.ReplaceText,{"Column 1"}),
    #"Added Prefix" = Table.TransformColumns(#"Replaced Value2", {{"Column 2", each "(" & _, type text}}),
    #"Added Suffix" = Table.TransformColumns(#"Added Prefix", {{"Column 2", each _ & ")", type text}}),
    #"Replaced Value" = Table.ReplaceValue(#"Added Suffix","))",")",Replacer.ReplaceText,{"Column 2"}),
    #"Split Column by Delimiter1" = Table.SplitColumn(#"Replaced Value", "Column 2", Splitter.SplitTextByEachDelimiter({"("}, QuoteStyle.Csv, true), {"Column 2.1", "Column 2.2"}),
    #"Added Prefix1" = Table.TransformColumns(#"Split Column by Delimiter1", {{"Column 2.2", each "(" & _, type text}}),
    #"Removed Columns" = Table.RemoveColumns(#"Added Prefix1",{"Column 2.1"}),
    #"Inserted Merged Column" = Table.AddColumn(#"Removed Columns", "Column 3", each Text.Combine({[Column 1], [Column 2.2]}, ""), type text),
    #"Renamed Columns" = Table.RenameColumns(#"Inserted Merged Column",{{"Column 2.2", "Column 2"}})
in
    #"Renamed Columns"

Figure: Start

12-03-_2020_12-42-59.png

Figure: End

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Regards FrankAT

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Noblelox Helper II
Helper II

Re: Split? Merge?? Find??? Trim????

Spot on FrankAT!

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