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Lichar
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Keep spaces in column fields when using table/matrix

Hi,

 

I'm struggling to create my own indentation in a table visualisation.

I have a 'Description' Column with all my P&L Lines and an Indent column with numbers. I created a new column using Text.repeat(" ",[Indent]) function so as to indent each line using the number in Indent column.

This works well and each line appears with spaces before the name in the DATA tab of PowerBI Desktop.

 

However, whenever I use the new column in a table or matrix, powerbi automatically remove all spaces before the name. Therefore the indentation is not visible.

 

How to keep spaces before the name of the field ?

 

EDIT

From the example of thebiccountant

 

What I want is the left tab but I always get the right one :

 

Spaces_PBI.PNG

 

 

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Re: Keep spaces in column fields when using table/matrix

Hi @Lichar,

 

Please turn off the "Word Wrap" option under Format pane.

1.PNG

 

Best regards,

Yuliana Gu

Community Support Team _ Yuliana Gu
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Re: Keep spaces in column fields when using table/matrix

Hi @Lichar,

 

Please turn off the "Word Wrap" option under Format pane.

1.PNG

 

Best regards,

Yuliana Gu

Community Support Team _ Yuliana Gu
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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Lichar
Frequent Visitor

Re: Keep spaces in column fields when using table/matrix

Thanks for your reply. It works well.

 

I was also able to bypass this behaviour by inserting a different kind of spaces (full width) : [ ]

 

 

Lichar

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