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Can't change the data type in power bi

Hi Team,


This is Rahul R. I have loaded csv file to power BI. In that file two columns are dollar amount ($) value. But the data type was already updated as text. I have checked in excel and power query editor, it shows the text data type. I can't change the data type in currency. After created DAX formula it showing an error as "MdxScript(Model) (3, 38) Calculation error in measure 'Sales-Team'[Total Sales]: The function SUM cannot work with values of type String". Could you please advice how to change the data type in power bi query as well as in excel also.


Thank You.



Rahul R

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@rvrcompany377 if you cannot change the data type it means the columns contain non-number values.

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Thank you, Sir. Could you please tell me how to solve this error.

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