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koko0011 Frequent Visitor
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Format Date and Time

Hello, 

 

I am trying to bring in a simple date table where I want my fiscal month column to read as text (i.e. JAN 2018). It keeps converting it to a date in Power BI. How can I make this come in as text. Thanks!

 

 

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tarunsingla Established Member
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Re: Format Date and Time

Try creating a calculated column using the following syntax: 

FiscalMonth = FORMAT(Sheet1[SampleDate], "MMM YYYY")
 
Or, select your existing fiscal month column from the Fields and check/change the Data Type to Text, under Modeling Tab of power bi desktop.
 
DateFormat.png
 
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tarunsingla Established Member
Established Member

Re: Format Date and Time

Try creating a calculated column using the following syntax: 

FiscalMonth = FORMAT(Sheet1[SampleDate], "MMM YYYY")
 
Or, select your existing fiscal month column from the Fields and check/change the Data Type to Text, under Modeling Tab of power bi desktop.
 
DateFormat.png
 

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