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Currency in Dataflow

Hi all,

i have a problem with a currency column in my dataflow. 

When i open the dataflow entity editor, when my column is automitically set as currency or i set it as manually,

I save it but in my entity those columns are recognize as Decimal... ex.png

Any ideas 

Thanks

 

 

Status: Accepted
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Moderator

Hi @anbarb ,

 

I have reported this issue internally: CRI 176581125. Will keep you update here once I get any information. 

 

Best Regards,
Qiuyun Yu

Moderator
Status changed to: Accepted
 
Moderator

Hi @anbarb

 

I got information that this is by design. See https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-bi/service-dataflows-create-use, section "consideration and limitations" - dataflows do not support M language's (aka Power Query) currency datatype. That's we translate it to decimal. The user should cast it to a supported type (in M).

 

Best Regards,
Qiuyun Yu

Regular Visitor

@v-qiuyu-msft thanks !

I'll cast it in a view before the dataflow. 

 

Best regards