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Set local timezone in PowerBi Service with Direct Query

Hey,

 

I try to set the UTC time in PowerBi Service to a local timezone, without success.

 

There are some good tutorials, how I can set the timezone, like Power Query or something else. But all tutorials, I have found, doesn't work, because the usage of Direct Query. If I want to create a Power Query, I must change the Direct Query mode to Import mode, which is not possible in my case. 

 

I have saved the timezone offset in one table of my database, to know the offset in PowerBi Service, but I can't add the offset value, because most of the DAX functions are not compatible with the Direct Query mode. 

 

The problem is, if I use the relative date filter and I want only data from the current day and it is 1 o'clock AM, then I get the data from the day before, because in UTC it is 23 o'clock PM....

 

 

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Re: Set local timezone in PowerBi Service with Direct Query

Hi @SeanStayn,

I have saved the timezone offset in one table of my database, to know the offset in PowerBi Service, but I can't add the offset value, because most of the DAX functions are not compatible with the Direct Query mode. 

Based on my test, you should be able to use the following DAX formula to add the offset value(assume it's 2) with DirectQuery mode in your scenario. Smiley Happy

Column = Table1[Date] + 2 / 24
--just replace 2 with the offset value

 

Regards

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Re: Set local timezone in PowerBi Service with Direct Query

Hi @SeanStayn,

I have saved the timezone offset in one table of my database, to know the offset in PowerBi Service, but I can't add the offset value, because most of the DAX functions are not compatible with the Direct Query mode. 

Based on my test, you should be able to use the following DAX formula to add the offset value(assume it's 2) with DirectQuery mode in your scenario. Smiley Happy

Column = Table1[Date] + 2 / 24
--just replace 2 with the offset value

 

Regards

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