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Novice_
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How to perform multiple replacements of different values but with one value

I have read a few posts about the same but I'm finding it difficult to work. How do I replace multiple values of the same content but each written in different font and style with one value? 

 

Please refer to the folllowing table for the problem:

 

Amino 1
AmIN One
AMEN ONE
AMINO one
Amen-1

 

I want to replace all these values with just Amen-1. How do I do this without having to use Replace Values for every single value in M script/Power Query Editor?

 

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v-yingjl
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @Novice_ ,

Just change the parameter about the replace query like this:

= Table.ReplaceValue(#"Changed Type",each [Column1],"Amen-1",Replacer.ReplaceText,{"Column1"})

1.png2.png

 

Best Regards,
Community Support Team _ Yingjie Li
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v-yingjl
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @Novice_ ,

Just change the parameter about the replace query like this:

= Table.ReplaceValue(#"Changed Type",each [Column1],"Amen-1",Replacer.ReplaceText,{"Column1"})

1.png2.png

 

Best Regards,
Community Support Team _ Yingjie Li
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ERD
Solution Sage
Solution Sage

Hi @Novice_ ,

This article might help you: Fuzzy Matching in Power BI and Power Query; Match based on Similarity Threshold .

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mahoneypat
Super User IV
Super User IV

Creating a Groups column is one easy way to handle this on the DAX side after your data are loaded.

Use grouping and binning in Power BI Desktop - Power BI | Microsoft Docs

 

Pat

 





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