Table.Contains

Syntax

Table.Contains(table as table, row as record, optional equationCriteria as any) as logical

About

Indicates whether the specified record, row, appears as a row in the table. An optional parameter equationCriteria may be specified to control comparison between the rows of the table.

Example 1

Determine if the table contains the row.

Table.Contains(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"]}), [Name="Bob"])

true

Example 2

Determine if the table contains the row.

Table.Contains(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"]}), [Name="Ted"])

false

Example 3

Determine if the table contains the row comparing only the column [Name].

Table.Contains(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"]}), [CustomerID=4, Name="Bob"], "Name")

true