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Kreg
Helper I
Helper I

Two improvements around email

Hi,

 

I have a table named "workers" where there is a column "profile", "name", and "email".

I need a query which gives me for exemplary name Ragnar Kurt Weitz such address email ragnarpr.kurt.weitz@company.com.

 

The problem is that some names in the table have three not two words, like above. After each of them there is a need to add . Also for those where in profile column you see PR it should add pr at the end, finally I should see address like that:

ragnarpr.kurt.weitz@company.com.

name                        | profile    | email

Ragnar Kurt Weitz    | PR          | ragnarpr.kurt.weitz@company.com.

Martha Weitz            | NW        | martha.weitz@comapny.com

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Ritaf1983
Super User
Super User

Hi @Kreg 
You can achieve your goals by following these easy steps at PQ:
1. Split your name column by first space:

Ritaf1983_0-1685249242443.pngRitaf1983_1-1685249296849.png

2. Trim your columns

Ritaf1983_2-1685249995592.png

3. On your second column replace space by . ( space is just pressing space on keyboard)

Ritaf1983_3-1685250111227.png

4. Lowercase your profile column
* M language is case sensible

Ritaf1983_4-1685250225614.png

5. Add custom Column  with code:
if [Profile] = "pr" then [Name.1]&[Profile]&"."&[Name.2]&"." & " @comapny.com"
else
[Name.1]&"."&[Name.2]&"."& " @comapny.com"

Ritaf1983_5-1685250327880.png

Result :

Ritaf1983_6-1685250371240.png

 

Link to a sample file 

If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly

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Kreg
Helper I
Helper I

Thanks Ritaf, just last question. Can we do the fifth point with Dax query? I mean not from that level which you showed, but from the Report view.

Hi @Kreg 
It can also be done with DAX.
Add the calculated column using the following Code:

Formated mail =
VAR Name_with_spaces =
    IF (
        [Profile] = "pr",
        LEFT ( [Name], SEARCH ( " ", [Name] ) - 1 )
            & LOWER ( 'Table (2)'[Profile] ),
        LEFT ( [Name], SEARCH ( " ", [Name] ) - 1 )
    )
        & RIGHT (
            'Table (2)'[Name],
            LEN ( 'Table (2)'[Name] )
                - LEN ( LEFT ( [Name], SEARCH ( " ", [Name] ) - 1 ) )
        )
RETURN
    SUBSTITUTE ( Name_with_spaces, " ", "." ) & "@company.com"
   Ritaf1983_1-1685409691971.png

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Ritaf1983
Super User
Super User

Hi @Kreg 
You can achieve your goals by following these easy steps at PQ:
1. Split your name column by first space:

Ritaf1983_0-1685249242443.pngRitaf1983_1-1685249296849.png

2. Trim your columns

Ritaf1983_2-1685249995592.png

3. On your second column replace space by . ( space is just pressing space on keyboard)

Ritaf1983_3-1685250111227.png

4. Lowercase your profile column
* M language is case sensible

Ritaf1983_4-1685250225614.png

5. Add custom Column  with code:
if [Profile] = "pr" then [Name.1]&[Profile]&"."&[Name.2]&"." & " @comapny.com"
else
[Name.1]&"."&[Name.2]&"."& " @comapny.com"

Ritaf1983_5-1685250327880.png

Result :

Ritaf1983_6-1685250371240.png

 

Link to a sample file 

If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly

Rita, thanks again.

 

I saw one issue. With some non-English names it does not work. I mean for example two dotted above `a` and many more similar cases. When I manually set it to English `a` it works, but it should set upfront all such cases. 

In transform table the best. I choose that method in fact, seems to be easier 🙂

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