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marmaghan
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Importing different Date type files in power query

Hi ,

 

I am importing 3 files from folder in power query 2 files contains date in form dd/mm/yyyy which works fine but the 3rd column date type is dd-mm-yyyy power query is not understanding this type and creating errors my system settings also on dd/mm/yyyy format please guide me to resolve this issue.

 

Thanks

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Greg_Deckler
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So you are using a folder query then? If so, use the 3rd file as your sample and do a replace of "-" with "/" and then force to date/time type.


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Greg_Deckler
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So you are using a folder query then? If so, use the 3rd file as your sample and do a replace of "-" with "/" and then force to date/time type.


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Thanks for the suggestion it works fine now.

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