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Very simple text column comparsion

I'm sorry but I am pretty new on Power BI.

I have a database that has some column and I want to compare two of then, with text format. If they have the same string I want a column or measure to return, let's say, "Equal" and if is different, "Different".

 

Column 1

A

B

C

A

 

Column 2  

A

C

B

B

 

Output

Equal

Different

Different

Different

 

I am sure its pretty simple, so that nobody ever asked this here

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Hi @rsbender 

Create a column

Column = IF([column1]=[column2],"Equal","Different")

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Best Regards
Maggie
Community Support Team _ Maggie Li
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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I cant call text column using if, not sure if its normal...

Community Support
Community Support

Hi @rsbender 

Create a column

Column = IF([column1]=[column2],"Equal","Different")

Capture28.JPG

 

Best Regards
Maggie
Community Support Team _ Maggie Li
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

View solution in original post

It's curios because text string columns were simply not appearing, but for some reasion its working now

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