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StephenF
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Dynamic format string numbers on export dont produce readable numbers for excel

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My Format code used for my report is:

 

SWITCH(
    true(),
    SELECTEDMEASURE()>999999999,"€#,##0,,,.0B",
    SELECTEDMEASURE()>999999,"€#,##0,,.00M",
    SELECTEDMEASURE()>999,"€#,##0,.00K","€#,##0.0")


Now, a sample of exported data , notice the "M" which makes  a nonsense of the numbers(The M should not be there at all)

Yr 2021
€5188341.90M
€5216550.00M
€796085.00K
€2523204.00M
€2894047.00M
€3039211.00M

 

sample of data where this formatting isnt applied (Readible by excel) - any ideas to get the the above like the below?

Yr 2022
€5,434,226
€5,310,134
€2,962,617
€2,860,899
€2,853,057
€2,811,731
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v-yanjiang-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @StephenF ,

Is the following result after format? If so, what 's the original data. 

Yr 2021
€5188341.90M
€5216550.00M
€796085.00K
€2523204.00M
€2894047.00M
€3039211.00M

I create a sample with the below fact data.

Yr 2021
5188341.90
5216550.00
796085.00
2523204.00
2894047.00
3039211.00
Measure =
MAX ( 'Table'[Yr 2021] )

Measure can get the correct result with the format formula you provided.

vyanjiangmsft_0-1686298973165.png

Not sure what's the difference with your sample, I attach my sample below for your reference.

 

Best Regards,
Community Support Team _ kalyj

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Basically its the exported output file which includes non numerical elements for numerical columns when dynamic formatting for numbers is applied. eg the "M" part or "K" part is exported rsther then a pure number understandable by excel.

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