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## Pivot the table

Hi guys,

I want to change the table (table one) from this one

 Column1 1 A B 2 C 3 D E 4 F G 5 H

to this one (table two)

 No Manchester Arsenal 1 A B 2 C 3 D E 4 F G 5 H

For table one, all the text below Number will go for Manchester, and All Text below text will go for Arsenal. That`s why if you see cell (2, Arsenal) or (5, Arsenal), you will see blank or null cell.

1 ACCEPTED SOLUTION
Super User
``````let
Source = Excel.CurrentWorkbook(){[Name="Table1"]}[Content],
group = Table.Group(
Source,
"Column1",
{"x", (x) => x[Column1]},
GroupKind.Local,
(s, c) => Number.From(c is number)
),
z = Table.FromList(group[x], (x) => x, {"No", "Manchester", "Arsenal"})
in
z``````
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Super User
``````let
Source = Excel.CurrentWorkbook(){[Name="Table1"]}[Content],
group = Table.Group(
Source,
"Column1",
{"x", (x) => x[Column1]},
GroupKind.Local,
(s, c) => Number.From(c is number)
),
z = Table.FromList(group[x], (x) => x, {"No", "Manchester", "Arsenal"})
in
z``````
Frequent Visitor

Oh my God, you are awesome!

Thanks!, it works!

Super User

You can extract the text into a new column using if each List.Contains({0..9}, [Column1])then [Column1] else null) and  then fill down that column. Then remove  any rows where Column1 = number column. Then group by filldown column, and extract to new columns. I can't write out the code right now, but logically, thats how I would do it.

--Nate

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Frequent Visitor

I have been here

and my current M code as below:

let
Source = Excel.CurrentWorkbook(){[Name="Table1"]}[Content],
#"Changed Type" = Table.TransformColumnTypes(Source,{{"Column1", type any}}),
#"Added Custom" = Table.AddColumn(#"Changed Type", "Custom", each if Value.Is(Number.From([Column1]), type number) then [Column1] else null),
#"Replaced Errors" = Table.ReplaceErrorValues(#"Added Custom", {{"Custom", null}}),
#"Filled Down" = Table.FillDown(#"Replaced Errors",{"Custom"}),
#"AddedCustom" = Table.AddColumn(#"Filled Down", "IsNumeric", each if Value.Is(Value.FromText([Column1]), type number) then "Numeric" else "Non-numeric"),
#"FilteredRows" = Table.SelectRows(#"AddedCustom", each ([IsNumeric] = "Non-numeric")),
#"RemovedCustom" = Table.RemoveColumns(FilteredRows,{"IsNumeric"})
in
RemovedCustom

I still don`t understand with : "Then group by filldown column, and extract to new columns", to return the final table I desired.

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