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Kpham
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Load Power BI dataset to excel not shown a datatype number


I would like to load my PBI dataset into excel. The dataset contains whole numbers that I want to use in the pivot as Values. However in the Pivot I can't use any input as value

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KNP
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Yeah, that is a bit annoying.

You need to create an actual measure in the Power BI dataset, e.g. MyMeasure = SUM(yourfield).

You will then be able to put your 'MyMeasure' into the values section in Excel and use aggregations as you'd want to.

 

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KNP
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Yeah, that is a bit annoying.

You need to create an actual measure in the Power BI dataset, e.g. MyMeasure = SUM(yourfield).

You will then be able to put your 'MyMeasure' into the values section in Excel and use aggregations as you'd want to.

 

Hope this helps.

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Please click Accept as Solution so I don't keep coming back to this post, oh yeah, others may find it useful also ;).
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