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Marc_B
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special Turkish characters in filters

Hello,

I have people full names in a column in one of my table in the data model. Sometimes they have special letters like S with cedilla (Ş) or G with breve accent (Ğ).

If I go to the "Data" page of my pbix in PowerBI desktop, I can find that these names are correctly spelled while if I apply a filter in the same page or in the "Report" page it seems that PBi transforms these letters into squares.

How can I solve this problem?

Thank you.

Marco

one name with special letter_filter_in Data.JPGone name with special letter_filter.JPGone name with special letter_raw dataset.JPG

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hugo_p_23
Frequent Visitor

Hi Marco,

 

Did you find a solution? I'm facing the same problem.

 

Thanks

Hugo

v-jingzhang
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @Marc_B 

 

I cannot reproduce this issue. In my testing, the filter items show the characters correctly as below. 

vjingzhang_0-1657188436940.png

 

Can you please share more details about the following questions?

1. Which version is your Power BI Desktop? You can find the verison info from File > About

2. What is the data source of this table? 

3. If possible, can you please provide a sample pbix file with some dummy data that can reproduce this issue?

 

Additionally, I have attached my testing file at bottom. Please download and open it to check if those special characters in filters display correctly on your computer? 

 

Best Regards,
Community Support Team _ Jing

Hi Jing,

 

thanks for you reply.

Unfortunately it's not easy to reproduce the issue with dummy data.

The data come from a view in Snowflake and the version of PBi desktop I'm using is the following one: 2.107.683.0 64-bit

 

Thank you.

Marc

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