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Power BI | Advanced data models exercise | Merging files in Power BI
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Some IT savvy palaeontologist has separated the fun facts about dinosaurs from their names and pronunciations, leaving us to guess which dinosaurs these are:
We don't know what to call it but this dino probably calls you dinner!
Using the CSV and Excel files in the above folder, merge the data together into a new table in your data model. This should look like this:
The other columns are still there just off the page (probably too scared to be near these beasts).
Since we have created a new table we don't want to import the duplicated data from our original files. Stop them from loading into the data model:
This lets us reference the original files without making our pbix file any larger with repeated data.
Optionally save this as Digging for dinos, then close it down.