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Anonymous
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Turn rows into columns with Distinct

Hello, everyone 🙂
My table follows this structure:

ID     Level  Code  
111D53.1
111K75.1
222H82.1
333G75.1
333G82.1

 

I would like to create a new table, and in that table, each ID has to appear only once and its Level values to become columns and Code values to be associated with these columns. Based on the example table above, the expected result would be this:

ID     D    KGYH
11153.1  75.1     
222    82.1  
333  75.1/82.1    


It is possible to do something like that?

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Fowmy
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@Anonymous 

In Power Query, Select LEVEL Column, go to  Transform Tab and  Click on Pivot Column.
In the Value Column, choose CODE, It will pivot as you expected

Fowmy_0-1597337455296.png


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amitchandak
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@Anonymous , You can pivot

https://radacad.com/pivot-and-unpivot-with-power-bi

 

OR You can use matrix visual, put id on row and level on column and code on value

Always more than one way to skin a cat!





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westwrightj
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Hey @Anonymous 

 

   I think I might have a workable solution

 

I've use the same data as you for testing

 

westwrightj_0-1597337242082.png

 

You should be able to perform this one the Power Query side by using a combination of grouping, a little M manipulation, and a pivot.

 

I've gone ahead and copied the steps I've taken below from the advanced editor and the output I had gotten

 

let
    Source = Table.FromRows(Json.Document(Binary.Decompress(Binary.FromText("i45WMjQ0VNJRcgFiU2M9Q6VYHZiQNxCbm0KFjIyMgFwPILYwggoZGxsDue7IqhBCEFWxAA==", BinaryEncoding.Base64), Compression.Deflate)), let _t = ((type nullable text) meta [Serialized.Text = true]) in type table [ID = _t, Level = _t, Code = _t]),
    #"Changed Type" = Table.TransformColumnTypes(Source,{{"ID", type text}, {"Level", type text}, {"Code", type text}}),
    #"Added Custom" = Table.AddColumn(#"Changed Type", "Unique ID", each [ID]&"_"&[Level]),
    #"Grouped Rows" = Table.Group(#"Added Custom", {"ID", "Level"}, {{"Values", each Text.Combine([Code], "/"), type nullable text}}),
    #"Pivoted Column" = Table.Pivot(#"Grouped Rows", List.Distinct(#"Grouped Rows"[Level]), "Level", "Values")
in
    #"Pivoted Column"

 

westwrightj_1-1597337845743.png

 

First start by performing a group by but you will need to change the M line that is automatically entered from List.Sum over to what I've included in my steps as "Text.Combine". This will account for the multiple values in an individual column.

 

The only thing with this solution is that those two values are being treated as text. If you want them to be numerical you may require a dax-forward solution.

 

 

 

Fowmy
Super User
Super User

@Anonymous 

In Power Query, Select LEVEL Column, go to  Transform Tab and  Click on Pivot Column.
In the Value Column, choose CODE, It will pivot as you expected

Fowmy_0-1597337455296.png


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