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Posted on 2014-07-22
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How do I prevent the date value from being converted back to a Serial when Power Query creates the Pivot Data.

IE.  7/1/2014 - 45323

This is using the Power Query tool within Excel
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Zack Barresse earned 2000 total points
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Hi there,

I don't have that happen. Not sure how you did yours, but right-click the column in the Query Editor (Power Query), select Change Type, choose Decimal or Number, depending on if you need to keep a time value. Works for me when loaded to a data model.

Regards,
Zack Barresse
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by:Karen Schaefer
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thanks, I found out in the editing of the script to change from datetime to date.  did the trick.
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