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filiparibeiro
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Helper III

Thousand and decimal separator

Does anyone know why after publishing pbi embedded file to a portal it might happen that one person views the thousand separator as a comma and the decimal separator as a dot and other views this switched? I have preset on pbi desktop for the thousand separator to be a dot and the decimal separator to be a comma. 

Thanks in advance!

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ibarrau
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Hi. By a default setting, PowerBi Service will show dates and separators in the language set by the browser. For example. I develop in a Spanish Power Bi Desktop, but when I publish to my English browser it shows different separators. That is a way to help people from any place to feel confortable with numbers.

I think it might be possible to change it, go to dataset settings and change the tab to "General". You can find about one language

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You can read more about this here: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/power-bi/fundamentals/supported-languages-countries-regions

I hope that helps


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Happy to help!

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Hello @ibarrau 
Thanks for your reply! I believe that's not the issue because I just checked the language settings in pbi service and they are right (set for Portugal as it should be in this case). Any other suggestions you might have? 

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