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Is there a way to create custom date formats?


I'm looking for a way to create a custom date format as DD/MMM/YYYY

but right now Power BI only supports DD/MMM/YY.


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If you need to use this in the query editor (e.g., you have additional data transformation to do with it), you can use Date.ToText().  For example, a custom column with this formula


= Date.ToText([DateColumn], "dd/MMM/yyyy")


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Hi @dominicpowerbi ,


You can achieve the DD/MMM/YYYY format by creating a new column with below DAX:

Date_Column = FORMAT(Tablename[date_field],"dd/mmm/yyyy")
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@dominicpowerbi - There are custom date formats in the FORMAT function,


Also, you can do custom formatting using Custom Format Strings:


This is how Chelsie Eiden's Duration works:

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@dominicpowerbi , refer one in model view can help

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