Table.FromRecords

Syntax

Table.FromRecords(records as list, optional columns as any, optional missingField as nullable number) as table

About

Converts records, a list of records, into a table.

Example 1

Create a table from records, using record field names as column names.

Table.FromRecords({[CustomerID = 1, Name = "Bob", Phone = "123-4567"], [CustomerID = 2, Name = "Jim", Phone = "987-6543"], [CustomerID = 3, Name = "Paul", Phone = "543-7890"]})
CustomerID Name Phone
1 Bob 123-4567
2 Jim 987-6543
3 Paul 543-7890

Example 2

Create a table from records with typed columns and select the number columns.

Table.ColumnsOfType(Table.FromRecords({[CustomerID=1, Name="Bob"]}, type table[CustomerID=Number.Type, Name=Text.Type]), {type number})
CustomerID