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angelnoona
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How to convert "Present" value text to Current Year?

Hi, I need help...

How to convert "Present" value text to Current Year using Custom Column?

 

Table Example:

StartYear  EndYear  ConvertedEndYear  
2022Present2023
202020212021

 

Thank you!

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ppm1
Solution Sage
Solution Sage

Do a Replace Values on the column and replace "Present" with any text (e.g., "A"). Then update the step expression in the formula bar, replacing "A" with Text.From(Date.Year(DateTime.LocalNow())). Below is an example you can put in a blank query to see how it works.

 

let
    Source = Table.FromRows(Json.Document(Binary.Decompress(Binary.FromText("i45WclTSUTIyMDKAUIZKsTrRSk4wjo5SQFFqcWpeiVJsLAA=", BinaryEncoding.Base64), Compression.Deflate)), let _t = ((type nullable text) meta [Serialized.Text = true]) in type table [Item = _t, StartYear = _t, EndYear = _t]),
    #"Changed Type" = Table.TransformColumnTypes(Source,{{"Item", type text}, {"StartYear", Int64.Type}, {"EndYear", type text}}),
    #"Replaced Value" = Table.ReplaceValue(#"Changed Type","Present",Text.From(Date.Year(DateTime.LocalNow())),Replacer.ReplaceText,{"EndYear"}),
    #"Changed Type1" = Table.TransformColumnTypes(#"Replaced Value",{{"EndYear", Int64.Type}})
in
    #"Changed Type1"

  

Pat

Microsoft Employee

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ppm1
Solution Sage
Solution Sage

Do a Replace Values on the column and replace "Present" with any text (e.g., "A"). Then update the step expression in the formula bar, replacing "A" with Text.From(Date.Year(DateTime.LocalNow())). Below is an example you can put in a blank query to see how it works.

 

let
    Source = Table.FromRows(Json.Document(Binary.Decompress(Binary.FromText("i45WclTSUTIyMDKAUIZKsTrRSk4wjo5SQFFqcWpeiVJsLAA=", BinaryEncoding.Base64), Compression.Deflate)), let _t = ((type nullable text) meta [Serialized.Text = true]) in type table [Item = _t, StartYear = _t, EndYear = _t]),
    #"Changed Type" = Table.TransformColumnTypes(Source,{{"Item", type text}, {"StartYear", Int64.Type}, {"EndYear", type text}}),
    #"Replaced Value" = Table.ReplaceValue(#"Changed Type","Present",Text.From(Date.Year(DateTime.LocalNow())),Replacer.ReplaceText,{"EndYear"}),
    #"Changed Type1" = Table.TransformColumnTypes(#"Replaced Value",{{"EndYear", Int64.Type}})
in
    #"Changed Type1"

  

Pat

Microsoft Employee

Thank you very much! 

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