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trying to convert to [h]:mm

in the query editor, i converted the duration column to a decimal data type (i applied these changes) and went to the table editor and i was about to add a column:

New Duration = FORMAT(TableName[Duration], "HH:mm:ss")


but before i added this (the new column) i noticed that the duration (decimal format column) was filled with values of 0 (but in the query editor it didn't have values of zero)? 

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Hi @manutd,


Which data type do you use for your original duration column? Could you please provide us some sample data, so that we can make further analysis.



Charlie Liao






In excel the column is h:mm, but in power bi it auto changes to decimal, but when i covert from decimal to h:mm (in bi) the value shows as zero in the table editor.

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