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KA95
Helper II
Helper II

How to add a hyphen after 4 characters in a column

Hi there, I have a problem with a column that looks like this: 

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Is there any way I can add a hyphen "-" after 4 characters in every row of this column? so "201108" becomes "2011-08" so it's a lot more readable and could potentially be converted into a date column? 

 

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Vijay_A_Verma
Super User
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If you need in a custom column, use following formula

= Text.Insert([Month of Year],4,"-")

If you want in column replacement, then use following statement where Source should be replaced with your previous step

Table.ReplaceValue(Source,each [Month of Year],each Text.Insert([Month of Year],4,"-"),Replacer.ReplaceValue,{"Month of Year"})

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Vijay_A_Verma
Super User
Super User

If you need in a custom column, use following formula

= Text.Insert([Month of Year],4,"-")

If you want in column replacement, then use following statement where Source should be replaced with your previous step

Table.ReplaceValue(Source,each [Month of Year],each Text.Insert([Month of Year],4,"-"),Replacer.ReplaceValue,{"Month of Year"})

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