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Bug in the alphabetic ordering of values in slicer between different language versions?



I created a template Power BI file for my organization. The organization primarily uses Finnish version of Power BI, but when I originally created the template I was using English Desktop version. I got feedback that when creating a slicer in the template the order of text values is wrong, as character Ä and ä are recognized as A and a, which puts them alphabetically in wrong order. As Ä and ä are supposed to be in the end of the alphabetic order, not in the beginning. Has anyone else encountered this kind of bug?


(Also this function seemingly couldn´t be changed later on, so I had to recreate the template.)



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You could check the Issues forum here:

And if it is not there, then you could post it.

If you have Pro account you could try to open a support ticket. If you have a Pro account it is free. Go to Scroll down and click "CREATE SUPPORT TICKET".

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@Greg_Deckler Thank you for a fast reply! I´ll check the issues forum. 

Post Prodigy
Post Prodigy

It is not really a bug, but you could  try to filter the visuals on a different value instead.

Or perhaps use something like left ( text , 1 ) rankx stuff.


Otherwise, just tell the Finnish that their alphabet isn't included in Power BI yet and that you will include it as soon as it is available :).

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@DouweMeer Thanks for a fast reply! Well, the case here is that other people were using my template, surely there is a way around the issue, but in case of random users in different departments it would be preferable for the template to work as smooth as possible.

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