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jcastr02
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Month Custom Column

How can I add a month name custom column within power Query?  I have a Complete date  column already loaded, but want a custom column in format "mmm-yy"

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edhans
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use this formula:

Text.Start(Date.MonthName([Date]), 3) & "-" & Text.End(Text.From(Date.Year([Date])), 2)

It returns this. You just need to set the column type to Text when done @jcastr02 

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Jimmy801
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Hello @jcastr02 

 

you can use the formula Date.ToText like this

Date.ToText([Date],"MMM-yy")

Here the complete example

let
    Source = Table.FromRows(Json.Document(Binary.Decompress(Binary.FromText("i45WMjTVMzDUMzJQitWBcwyVYmMB", BinaryEncoding.Base64), Compression.Deflate)), let _t = ((type nullable text) meta [Serialized.Text = true]) in type table [Date = _t]),
    #"Changed Type" = Table.TransformColumnTypes(Source,{{"Date", type date}}, "de-DE"),
    #"Added Custom" = Table.AddColumn(#"Changed Type", "MMM-yy", each Date.ToText([Date],"MMM-yy"))
in
    #"Added Custom"

Jimmy801_0-1611903296565.png

Copy paste this code to the advanced editor in a new blank query to see how the solution works.

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Have fun

Jimmy

 

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Jimmy801
Super User III
Super User III

Hello @jcastr02 

 

you can use the formula Date.ToText like this

Date.ToText([Date],"MMM-yy")

Here the complete example

let
    Source = Table.FromRows(Json.Document(Binary.Decompress(Binary.FromText("i45WMjTVMzDUMzJQitWBcwyVYmMB", BinaryEncoding.Base64), Compression.Deflate)), let _t = ((type nullable text) meta [Serialized.Text = true]) in type table [Date = _t]),
    #"Changed Type" = Table.TransformColumnTypes(Source,{{"Date", type date}}, "de-DE"),
    #"Added Custom" = Table.AddColumn(#"Changed Type", "MMM-yy", each Date.ToText([Date],"MMM-yy"))
in
    #"Added Custom"

Jimmy801_0-1611903296565.png

Copy paste this code to the advanced editor in a new blank query to see how the solution works.

If this post helps or solves your problem, please mark it as solution (to help other users find useful content and to acknowledge the work of users that helped you)
Kudoes are nice too

Have fun

Jimmy

 

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edhans
Super User III
Super User III

use this formula:

Text.Start(Date.MonthName([Date]), 3) & "-" & Text.End(Text.From(Date.Year([Date])), 2)

It returns this. You just need to set the column type to Text when done @jcastr02 

edhans_0-1611850917763.png

 



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