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drewmcspy
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If cell contains ANY text blank it, else pull value of cell

Hi All

 

I have a Date (Date1) column where people have a tendency to put TBC until they know the date to enter. Due to this I'm having to transform the format of the column to text from date to avoid the Error. 

 

Are there any suggestions for this?

 

My only thought is the subject. I thought I could create a new date column (Date2) and write a formula saying:

 

If(

Date1 column contains ANY text (a,b,c,d,e,f,g,...etc),

Blank,

Date1 value)

 

Where I need help is: What is the dax formula needed to identify any text.

 

Thanks in advance

 

drewmcspy

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jgeddes
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You can add a new column with 

IFERROR(DATEVALUE([Date]), BLANK())
It will replace anything that is not a date with a blank.
You can then format the new column as date.



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drewmcspy
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That worked a treat and so simple too. Thanks

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drewmcspy
Frequent Visitor

That worked a treat and so simple too. Thanks

jgeddes
Super User
Super User

You can add a new column with 

IFERROR(DATEVALUE([Date]), BLANK())
It will replace anything that is not a date with a blank.
You can then format the new column as date.



Did I answer your question? Mark my post as a solution!

Proud to be a Super User!





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