Excel Power Query equivalent for an excel formula

asked 2023-01-19T20:08:17.0033333+00:00
Sylvester McLeod 81 Reputation points

Hi there,

I am super new to Power Query in Excel and hoping to get some help. I am not sure if what I am asking is possible or not but thought I'd reach out and ask.

I have a column in an excel power query with hours represented in a decimal format. In addition, these are negative hours.

For example.

-0.65

-7.5

-0.083333333

Using an excel formula such as "=IF(F2<0, "-" & TEXT(ABS(F2),"hh:mm"), F2)" I am able to return a correct text format representation of what I need

For example,

-0.65 = -00:39

-7.5 = -07:30

-0.083333333 = -00:05

Is there an equivalent way of achieving this using Power Query in Excel?

If yes can someone assist me with steps and / or formula?

Thanks in advance.

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  1. answered 2023-01-20T05:28:13.8266667+00:00
    Emi Zhang-MSFT 10,516 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    Hi,

    I suggest you post this issue to Power BI forum:

    [https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Power-Query/bd-p/power-bi-services

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