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Anonymous
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Show Positive and Negative for %

Hello,

I am trying to convert excel report into power bi.

I am trying to show Power BI % column SAME as Excel % column.I have used SIGN function  and FORMAT function but not getting correct result.Total row should show negative sign as well.

 

Power BI %

Excel %

A

-2.80%

-2.8%

B

1.60%

1.6%

C

-0.10%

-0.1%

D

-1.30%

-1.3%

E

5.40%

5.4%

F

-2.30%

-2.3%

Total

0.07%

-1.3%

 

***To get Power BI% =pqr/mnp

-pqr and mnp both have decimal number

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MFelix
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Super User

 

 

Hi @Anonymous,

 

Be aware that the calculations in PBI don't work in the same way as in Excel, you need to create a calculated measure and not a column rewrite your formula to a measure with the following code:

 

% Calculation =SUM(Table[pqr]) / SUM(Table[mnp])

 

Then format as %.

 

Regards,

MFelix


Regards

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MFelix
Super User
Super User

 

 

Hi @Anonymous,

 

Be aware that the calculations in PBI don't work in the same way as in Excel, you need to create a calculated measure and not a column rewrite your formula to a measure with the following code:

 

% Calculation =SUM(Table[pqr]) / SUM(Table[mnp])

 

Then format as %.

 

Regards,

MFelix


Regards

Miguel Félix


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

Proud to be a Super User!

Check out my blog: Power BI em Português



Anonymous
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Hi MFelix,

Thank you so much for your suggestion.It is working perfectly fine and thank yo so much for your tips.

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