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Anonymous
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Creating a new table for each unique value in a column

I have a source spreadsheet with three columns. 

 

Column A contains a list of table names, Column B and C are mapping/conversion fields for those tables.

 

Example snipett:

e.g. Dimension table contains DimensionTitle field which is named "Title" on the system

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My task is to create a conversion table to automatically rename those columns, however rather than do this manually for each table, I wondered if there's a way to use the values in Column A to automatically convert the spreadsheet into as many tables as there are unique values?

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lbendlin
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Super User

You cannot dynamically add queries in Power Query.

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lbendlin
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Super User

You cannot dynamically add queries in Power Query.

Anonymous
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I suspected so but thanks for confirming!  

v-yalanwu-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi, @Anonymous ;

Try to create a new table by dax.

new =
VALUES ( 'table'[column] )

Or 

new =
SUMMARIZE ( 'table', [column1], [column2] )

 
Best Regards,
Community Support Team _ Yalan Wu
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Anonymous
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Hi there thanks for your reply.  Unfortunately I need to do this in power query not in the data model.  I will resort to some VBA to split out the excel table into multiple tabs instead.

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