cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Power BI Null Value Bug

The latest update of Power BI (2.70.5494.562 64-bit (June 2019)) has a crucial bug which I hope Microsoft fixes as soon as possible.  

 

If you go to Edit Queries and have a column which has a null value.  If you transform that column such as upper case the values in that column, trim that column, etc.  and then after those applied steps, if you try to filter the null value out, it will NOT filter the null out.

 

It seems Power BI is applying those transformations to a null value (such as trying to capitalise a null value) and that step changes the null value.  When you try to filter after the transformations, Power BI doesn't recognize that it's a null value anymore since it's been tranformed, and it refuses to filter it out.

 

I've been able to re-create this issue with a colleague as well.  Here is a screenshot.Example 1.pngExample 2.png

Status: New
Comments
Visitor

@amangheewalla 

I can verify this, definitely a bug.

Frequent Visitor

I'm seeing something similar; my M query against nulls is also causing errors:

https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Issues/Contidional-nulls-query-broke-in-latest-update/idi-p/713455#...

Moderator

Hi all, 

 

Please see the @curth 's post in this same thread: 

 

q5.PNG

 

It looks like the new Power BI desktop version will be released recently to fix this issue. Please keep an eye on this download site to get the new version: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=45331

 

Best Regards,
Qiuyun Yu