Skip to main content
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Earn a 50% discount on the DP-600 certification exam by completing the Fabric 30 Days to Learn It challenge.

Reply
smpa01
Super User
Super User

How to create an empty table from a list where list items become the table columns

The title might be confusing.

 

I have a list as follows

let
    Source = {"c1","c2","c3"}
in
    Source

 

smpa01_0-1669758529139.png

 

I want to end up with an empty table as this is where the column names come from the list values.

smpa01_1-1669758596091.png

 

@ImkeF @AlexisOlson @watkinnc 

Thank you in advance

 

Did I answer your question? Mark my post as a solution!
Proud to be a Super User!
My custom visualization projects
Plotting Live Sound: Viz1
Beautiful News:Viz1, Viz2, Viz3
Visual Capitalist: Working Hrs
1 ACCEPTED SOLUTION
CNENFRNL
Community Champion
Community Champion

let
    Source = {"c1","c2","c3"},
    EmptyTable = #table(Source,{})
in
    EmptyTable

CNENFRNL_0-1669760536226.png


Thanks to the great efforts by MS engineers to simplify syntax of DAX! Most beginners are SUCCESSFULLY MISLED to think that they could easily master DAX; but it turns out that the intricacy of the most frequently used RANKX() is still way beyond their comprehension!

DAX is simple, but NOT EASY!

View solution in original post

3 REPLIES 3
CNENFRNL
Community Champion
Community Champion

let
    Source = {"c1","c2","c3"},
    EmptyTable = #table(Source,{})
in
    EmptyTable

CNENFRNL_0-1669760536226.png


Thanks to the great efforts by MS engineers to simplify syntax of DAX! Most beginners are SUCCESSFULLY MISLED to think that they could easily master DAX; but it turns out that the intricacy of the most frequently used RANKX() is still way beyond their comprehension!

DAX is simple, but NOT EASY!

Flattered to be included with such illustrious company.

 

--Nate


I’m usually answering from my phone, which means the results are visualized only in my mind. You’ll need to use my answer to know that it works—but it will work!!

🙏

Did I answer your question? Mark my post as a solution!
Proud to be a Super User!
My custom visualization projects
Plotting Live Sound: Viz1
Beautiful News:Viz1, Viz2, Viz3
Visual Capitalist: Working Hrs

Helpful resources

Announcements
RTI Forums Carousel3

New forum boards available in Real-Time Intelligence.

Ask questions in Eventhouse and KQL, Eventstream, and Reflex.

MayPowerBICarousel

Power BI Monthly Update - May 2024

Check out the May 2024 Power BI update to learn about new features.

LearnSurvey

Fabric certifications survey

Certification feedback opportunity for the community.

Top Solution Authors
Top Kudoed Authors