Power BI | Advanced data sources exercise | Merging files in Power BI

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Software ==> Power BI  (111 exercises)
Version ==> Latest update
Topic ==> Advanced data sources  (4 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Subject ==> Power BI training
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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:

Query editor Merge data

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:

Merge Query Editor Power BI

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:

Disabling load

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.

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