Table.TransformColumnTypes

Table.TransformColumnTypes

Applies type transformation(s) of the form { column, type } using a specific culture.

function (table as table, typeTransformations as list, optional culture as nullable any) as table

Description

Returns a table from the input table by applying the transform operation to the columns specified in the parameter typeTransformations (where format is { column name, type name}), using the specified culture in the parameter culture. If the column doesn't exist, an exception is thrown.

Category

Table.Transformation

Examples

Transform the number values in column [a] to text values from the table ({[a = 1, b = 2], [a = 3, b = 4]}).

Table.TransformColumnTypes(Table.FromRecords({[a = 1, b = 2], [a = 3, b = 4]}), {"a", type text}, "en-US")

Table.FromRecords({[a = "1", b = 2], [a = "3", b = 4]})