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mhelton
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Date format in Power BI Service

I have a report that shows the Date in the format I want (see screenshot 1 below) when I publish it from desktop, but when I build it in the Power BI service I can't get the date to format the same way (see screenshot 2 below).  I need to build it in the Power BI service so I can schedule a data refresh.  Both screenshots below are using the same data source.  Can someone tell me how to format the date in the Power BI service so it looks like Thursday, September 6, 2018 instead of 9/6/2018?

 

PowerBI_01.pngPowerBI_02.png

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henriquesilveir
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@mhelton hello, you need to set it into PBI Desktop, probally the date are wrong into PBI, when you use into service the data are using the complete date as till into .pbix. 

 

is not possible to modeling format of datas 'date, number, etc' into service, only on Pbi Desktop.

 

Go to pbix, and insert here a print of your data format. 

 

waiting on you!

 

It will work if I build it in Power BI desktop, as shown in my original post, but the problem with that is that if I build it in Power BI Desktop then I can't schedule refresh on my data, which is coming from a .csv file in onedrive for business.  Can you recommend a way to overcome that issue?

Hi @mhelton

You can also take a look at the following articles about refreshing dataset stored on OneDrive. 

Refresh a dataset created from a .CSV file on OneDrive or SharePoint Online

 

Best Regards

Maggie

@mhelton hello, it`s is so simples my friend, to do this i reccomend you use Personal or On Premises Data gateway, is a feature  to refresh your data into PBI service of .pbix files.

 

Pay attetion, the both Data Gateway just works if the computer which him was installed till online in the time of schedule, i reccomend you to install it in a server ou in computer that till only 24/7.

 

Read this article and it will help you about the Data Gateway. I Hope to solve your problem, you need built it into PBI Desktop to change your data format.

 

Overview of Datagateway: https://docs.microsoft.com/pt-br/power-bi/service-gateway-getting-started

 

On Premises: https://docs.microsoft.com/pt-br/power-bi/service-gateway-onprem

 

Personal: https://docs.microsoft.com/pt-br/power-bi/service-gateway-personal-mode

 

 

 

 

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