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