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Uven New Member
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Phantom Data on Filter Selection

Hi something has changed with a recent update of Power BI.

We are using this for production reporting and analysis and now are seeing phantom data strings being added to category filters.


Please see attached picture. as you can see when you select the filter, there are some numbers ( dont know where they come from ) which are being added to the actual category these numbers are not in the dataset. It is appending some random numbers which are only visible in the filters.


How do I post a screenshot anyone ???





Super User
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Re: Phantom Data on Filter Selection

When you are editing/posting, you should see a "Photos" button with a little camera icon next to it. Click that and then drag and drop your image. I typically do a screen shot, paste it into something like Paint, save it and upload it. But I'm old school like that.

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greggyb New Contributor
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Re: Phantom Data on Filter Selection

Those numbers are supposed to be there. They indicate the number of records associated with that filter value.

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