FIX: Abbreviations for million, billion, and others are translated incorrectly in Swedish or Italian Power View report

Gjelder: SQL Server 2012 Business IntelligenceSQL Server 2014 Business IntelligenceSQL Server 2014 Business Intelligence

Symptoms


Consider the following scenario:
  • You use Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services (SSRS 2012) or SSRS 2014 in SharePoint 2013 integrated mode.
  • You install certain language pack, such as Swedish or Italian, for SharePoint 2013.
  • You configure the SharePoint site collection to Swedish language.
  • You open a Power View report that contains unit abbreviations, such as "M" for million.
In this scenario, the label for the display unit may show an incorrect value.

Resolution


This issue was first fixed in the following cumulative update of SQL Server.

Cumulative Update 1 for SQL Server 2014 SP1

Cumulative Update 6 for SQL Server 2014

Cumulative Update 3 for SQL Server 2012 SP2

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.