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Power BI applying scientific notation to Text FIelds

I have a text column (which is also marked as a text column, I triple checked) which stores Invoice Ids ("Document"). Depending on the vendor, some invoices have a combination of letters and numbers or only numbers. Anyway, it is obviously important that it is not treated as a number but as a text. So let's see what happens when I include the invoice id in a matrix:

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Yikes.. Please look into this. If you have any workarounds for now, please let me know.

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@kijgkijdds ,

 

Actually this kind of scientific number will be recognized as text, you can create calculate columns to convert the number to whole number type and then change the format of the calculate column with scientific notation.

 

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Jimmy Tao

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@kijgkijdds ,

 

Actually this kind of scientific number will be recognized as text, you can create calculate columns to convert the number to whole number type and then change the format of the calculate column with scientific notation.

 

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Jimmy Tao

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I do not think you understand what I mean. The column is a Text field. Nevertheless, it converts a number into scientific notation.

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