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Creating a Conditional Column

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I have a column (Translation Time) which when I import it is in the wrong format, in which when I load it into PowerBI I have to edit it to the HH:MM:SS format. From there a create a new column to essentially transform all the values in the Translation Time column to seconds.


Now here is where I get stuck. I am trying to create another 'conditional' column to serve as the outlier column. The condition I am trying to impose is to capture all values 60 seconds and above in the new column.


I was looking up how to do it and the first step people said was to go to edit query but that reverses the initial formatting I do when I load in my data so not sure where to go from there.

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Hi @shadedfern ,

Can you please share a pbix or some dummy data that keep the raw data structure with expected results? It should help us clarify your scenario and test to coding formula.

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Try to make the other changes you made in Power Query as well, then the conditional column will be another applied step. You can do IF statements on a calculated column, but you do get better performance when making columns in Power Query versus using DAX

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