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DannyRA
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String to Data Table with multiple columns

Hi everyone,

I'm new to Canvas app and I need help for a basic need.

 

So I have a string stored in a label. The string has the following format : "A:1,B:2,C:3". 

I want to convert it into a data table with two columns and three rows:

ValueID
A1
B2
C3

 

I've tried with the Split function but didn't succeed to have two columns. Can someone help me please ?

 

For full context, then my goal will be to add the value column into another data table (via a join on the ID column).

 

Thanks 🙂

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Re: String to Data Table with multiple columns

Hi @DannyRA 

 

ForAll(Split(LabelName.Text,","),Collect(colTable,{Value:First(Split(Result,":")).Result,ID:Last(Split(Result,":")).Result}))

 

Regards,

Reza Dorrani

 

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Dual Super User
Dual Super User

Re: String to Data Table with multiple columns

Hi @DannyRA 

 

ForAll(Split(LabelName.Text,","),Collect(colTable,{Value:First(Split(Result,":")).Result,ID:Last(Split(Result,":")).Result}))

 

Regards,

Reza Dorrani

 

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