Decimal.From is a Power Query M function that converts a given value to a Decimal number. The function returns a Decimal number value or null if the input value is null.

Compatible with: Power BI Service Power BI Desktop Excel Microsoft 365


   value as any,
   optional culture as nullable text,
) as nullable number


Returns a Decimal number value from the given value. If the given value is null, Decimal.From returns null. If the given value is number within the range of Decimal, value is returned, otherwise an error is returned. If value is of any other type, it will first be converted to a number using Number.FromText. An optional culture may also be provided (for example, “en-US”).


Get the Decimal number value of "4.5".

// Output: 4.5
Decimal.From( "4.5" )

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