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Wecks
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Lookups

I have a report that has two tables. One of the tables has a column called PCNAME in the other table there is PC spec. I want to do a lookup on the spec column on table 2 where the PCNAME is the same. Can i do a lookup?
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Wecks
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Re: Lookups

No Worries I Found the answer.  If anyone else is after somethign similar please see below. 

 

LOOKUPVALUE(Result_ColumnName, Search_ColumnName1, Search_Value1)

Here,

  • Result_ColumnName = Name of the column which you want to show as an end result. In our case, we want to display the name of the Country from Master table.
  • Search_Column1 = Name of the column from where you want to find your keyword/string. In our case, we want to search the value of State from Master table.
  • Search_Value1 = Name of the column or value which you want to use as LookUpValue search. In our case, we want to search for the state in Employee Information table.

In short, State from the Employee Information table will look into State from Master table and d

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Re: Lookups

@Wecks,

 

You may also use Merge Queries (Table.NestedJoin) in Query Editor.

Community Support Team _ Sam Zha
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Wecks
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Re: Lookups

No Worries I Found the answer.  If anyone else is after somethign similar please see below. 

 

LOOKUPVALUE(Result_ColumnName, Search_ColumnName1, Search_Value1)

Here,

  • Result_ColumnName = Name of the column which you want to show as an end result. In our case, we want to display the name of the Country from Master table.
  • Search_Column1 = Name of the column from where you want to find your keyword/string. In our case, we want to search the value of State from Master table.
  • Search_Value1 = Name of the column or value which you want to use as LookUpValue search. In our case, we want to search for the state in Employee Information table.

In short, State from the Employee Information table will look into State from Master table and d

View solution in original post

Community Support
Community Support

Re: Lookups

@Wecks,

 

You may also use Merge Queries (Table.NestedJoin) in Query Editor.

Community Support Team _ Sam Zha
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

Wecks
Frequent Visitor

Re: Lookups

I am intrigued on how this would work i dont suppose you have a small simple example i could peruse? Many thanks. Andy
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Re: Lookups

@Wecks,

 

Take a look at link below.

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-bi/desktop-shape-and-combine-data#combine-data

Community Support Team _ Sam Zha
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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