Table.ReplaceValue

Replaces oldValue with newValue in specific columns of a table, using the provided replacer function, such as text.Replace or Value.Replace.

Table.ReplaceValue(table as table, oldValue as any, newValue as any,replacer as function, columnsToSearch as {Text}) as table

Arguments

Argument Description
table The Table to modify.
oldValue The old value to modify.
newValue The new value to replace with.
replacer The replacer function to use, such as Text.Replace or Value.Replace.
columnsToSearch The list of columns to search through.

Examples

Table.ReplaceValue(
Table.FromRecords({[A=1, B="hello"],[A=2, B="world"]}),
"hello",
"goodbye"
Text.Replace,
{"B"})
equals Table.FromRecords({[A=1, B="goodbye"],[A=2, B="world"})

Table.ReplaceValue(
Table.FromRecords({[A=1, B="hello"],[A=2, B="world"]}),
"or",
"ur",
Text.Replace,
{"B"}) e
quals Table.FromRecords({[A=1, B="hello"],[A=2, B="wurld"})

 
 
Applies to:
Excel 2013, Excel 2010