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nsexton12
Resolver II
Resolver II

Remove Duplicate Values from Calculated Column Result

I have a calculated column that is using the values in a response column, searching it for keywords, and returning the values associated with those keywords from another table. The problem I am running into is that there are duplicates because there is overlap between keywords. For example: 

 

 Problem
car emissions through use of fossil fuels are harming the environment

 

 

KeywordSolution
car emissionsuse less cars
fossil fuelsuse less cars

 

 

I am using the function in a calculated column in the problem table. 

CONCATENATEX('Solutions Table',IF(SEARCH('Solutions Table'[Keyword],'Problem Table'[Problem],,999) <> 999,'Solutions Table'[Solution] &"; ",""))
 
This works great until I have an example like above. I would like it to only return "use less cars" instead of "use less cars; use less cars". I have tried everything I know how to do to get the duplicates to go away but cannot find any solution. Could someone please help me out? 
 

 

 

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ryan_mayu
Super User
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@nsexton12 

maybe you can try this in PQ. However, we still need to text.combine if one problem has different solutions.





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