Table.AddIndexColumn

Table.AddIndexColumn

Appends a column with explicit position values.

function (table as table, newColumnName as text, optional initialValue as nullable any, optional increment as nullable any) as table

Description

Appends a column named newColumnName to the table with explicit position values. An optional value, initialValue, the initial index value. An optional value, increment, specifies how much to increment each index value.

Category

Table.Transformation

Examples

Add an index column named "Index" to the table.

Table.AddIndexColumn(Table.FromRecords({[CustomerID = 1, Name = "Bob", Phone = "123-4567"], [CustomerID = 2, Name = "Jim", Phone = "987-6543"], [CustomerID = 3, Name = "Paul", Phone = "543-7890"], [CustomerID = 4, Name = "Ringo", Phone = "232-1550"]}), "Index")

Table.FromRecords({[CustomerID=1,Name="Bob",Phone="123-4567", Index=0],[CustomerID=2,Name="Jim",Phone="987-6543", Index=1],[CustomerID=3,Name="Paul",Phone="543-7890", Index=2],[CustomerID=4,Name="Ringo",Phone="232-1550", Index=3]})

Add an index column named "index", starting at value 10 and incrementing by 5, to the table.

Table.AddIndexColumn(Table.FromRecords({[CustomerID = 1, Name = "Bob", Phone = "123-4567"], [CustomerID = 2, Name = "Jim", Phone = "987-6543"], [CustomerID = 3, Name = "Paul", Phone = "543-7890"], [CustomerID = 4, Name = "Ringo", Phone = "232-1550"]}), "Index", 10, 5)

Table.FromRecords({[CustomerID=1,Name="Bob",Phone="123-4567", Index=10],[CustomerID=2,Name="Jim",Phone="987-6543",Index=15],[CustomerID=3,Name="Paul",Phone="543-7890",Index=20],[CustomerID=4,Name="Ringo",Phone="232-1550",Index=25]})