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Laila92
Helper V
Helper V

Merge two table on two columns with OR operator

Looking to merge two table on two columns A and B. However, I want to do the following: 

Try to match on column A and ONLY IF column A is empty, try to find a match in column B. 

What I have now:

#"Merged Queries2" = Table.NestedJoin(#"Merged Queries", {"A","B"}, Activities, {"A","B"}, "Activities2", JoinKind.FullOuter),

 

Looking for something like (but including the is null for column A condition):

#"Merged Queries2" = Table.NestedJoin(#"Merged Queries", {"A"||"B"}, Activities, {"A"||"B"}, "Activities2", JoinKind.FullOuter),

 

Is this possible in PowerBI?

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Crow2525
Helper I
Helper I

I think your answer might be in your question.

 

Give the Try and Catch a crack?

 

1. Goodly - Youtube - Try and Catch in Power Query | Smarter way to work with errors in Power Query 

2. Error handling - Power Query | Microsoft Docs

 

Disclaimer: I'm a novice and learning

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