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Hi I have a PowerPivot with a calculated column that returns data via the RELATED function. The columns works perfectly except for a handful of rows that return an empty cell. After some troubleshooting I see that the cells that have blanks return FALSE to the ISTEXT function. What function can I use to convert my non-text values to text? I believe I need to use the FORMAT command but can't seem to find the correct format_string to apply to force the values to simple text. Let me know if you have any thoughts and thanks in advance everyone!

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SharePoint is very loosly typed

 ="" & [NumberField]

Does a concatenation and returns a String

 =TEXT( [NumberField] )

Maybe works; it is usually used (with a second parameter) to format Dates and Numbers

http://viewmaster365.com/365coach/#/Calculated_Column_Functions_List

  • Danny this is DAX not SharePoint :-) – MikeAinOz Feb 28 '16 at 5:49
  • All those MS products scripting/formula stuff are, more or less, based on VBscript – Danny '365CSI' Engelman Feb 28 '16 at 8:18
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Try the DAX function ISBLANK() . Here is the DAX function ref: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee634204.aspx

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