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What to do and why Power Query won't detect data types correctly!

If you're struggling to understand why Power Query isn't detecting the correct data types or what to do in such a scenario, this video is for you. Power Query is a powerful tool used to transform and clean data before importing it into your data model. However, it's not perfect and can make mistakes, especially when detecting data types.

In this video, you'll learn about the common reasons why Power Query may struggle to detect data types, such as leading or trailing spaces, special characters, and inconsistent formatting. You'll also discover some practical techniques to work around these issues, including using the Text.Trim function to eliminate spaces and casting columns to a specific data type manually.

So whether you're a seasoned data analyst or just getting started with Power Query, this video provides useful tips and tricks to overcome this common challenge. With the knowledge gained from this video, you'll be well-equipped to handle data type detection issues and transform your data more effectively.

Link to the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CH4eVec681I

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