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Anonymous
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How would this Excel formula be in Power Bi

I would greatly appreciate your help.
I need to create a table with the first 9 characters of each data in this table.

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I already searched but I have not understood how to adapt it to my need
I also tried LEFT (<text>, <num_chars>) and I get an error.
thanks.

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Anonymous
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@amitchandak 

try with
= Text.Start ([UANO], 9) and what I needed came out.
I appreciate your time taken to help me, greetings.

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amitchandak
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The left should give you the required result. Can you share the error?

 

like :  LEFT (UANO, 9)

 

If possible please share a sample pbix file after removing sensitive information.
Thanks

Anonymous
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Screenshot (92).png

 

This is the error.

Screenshot (91).png

Anonymous
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@amitchandak 

try with
= Text.Start ([UANO], 9) and what I needed came out.
I appreciate your time taken to help me, greetings.

Are you working in Edit query mode? In that, you need to use the M language. Left is Dax function.

In Model view (Not in edit query mode), create a new column, it should work

 

Edited - Seems like got the solutions .

 

 

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