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Hello, assume we have string with error codes: "QA-DOC; QA-SOX", I want to split it by semicolon and save it as a table in SP list:

Error code

________________________________________

QA-DOC

________________________________________

QA-SOX

_________________________________________

Is it possible? But this error codes can be modified for example from "QA-DOC; QA-SOX" can  be made new string "QA-DOC", than it should be updated too (QA-SOX) should be deleted from SP list:

Error code

___________________________________

QA-DOC

I would really appreciate your answers, thank you!! 

 

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Hi @Aleksandra1

Here is a simple demo for your reference.

1). I create a collection as below:

vqiaqimsft_1-1682496183439.png

2). Then I append the item number to each error code as below:

AddColumns(Ungroup(ForAll(colError,Split('Error code',";")),"Value"),"ItemName",LookUp(colError,Value in 'Error code').Name)

vqiaqimsft_0-1682496163062.png

 

Best Regards,
Qi

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mmollet
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To Split them you can just make a gallery for visual and for the items property put: Split(yourTextToSplit, ";"). This will give you a gallery of all split items so you can confirm it is actually doing what you want. You can then use a for all to add them to a SP list if you need etc. 


If this post solves your issue please mark it as a solution.

This is a good solution if I have only one field which I need to split. But it in my situation I have a gallery, where every item has string with error code:

Item 1: "QA-DOC; SOX-DOC "

Item 2: "IT-INV"

Item 3: "PG-REV; QA-DOC"

So output should be:

Name of item| Error code

________________________

Item 1            | QA-DOC

Item 1            | SOX-DOC 

Item 2            | IT-INV
Item 3            | PG-REV
Item 3            | QA-DOC

Can I reach it? I need to split error codes into another table, so I can fill information about every error code

So it should look like:

Name of item| Error code| Type......

_________________________________

Item 1            | QA-DOC   | smth

Item 1            | SOX-DOC | smth

Item 2            | IT-INV       | smth
Item 3            | PG-REV     | smth
Item 3            | QA-DOC   | smth

Thank you

 

Hi @Aleksandra1

Here is a simple demo for your reference.

1). I create a collection as below:

vqiaqimsft_1-1682496183439.png

2). Then I append the item number to each error code as below:

AddColumns(Ungroup(ForAll(colError,Split('Error code',";")),"Value"),"ItemName",LookUp(colError,Value in 'Error code').Name)

vqiaqimsft_0-1682496163062.png

 

Best Regards,
Qi
Meg5
Helper I
Helper I

Hi @Aleksandra1 ,

 

Simplest way you can do is:

First use split for the string, ClearCollect(_clVar,Split(yourstring,";"));
Then second command to update in SP List:
  ForAll(_clVar as item, Patch(yourSPList, Defaults(yourSPList), {
yourColumn: item.Value
}));

Hope this help.

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