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

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Software ==> Power BI  (88 exercises)
Version ==> Latest update
Topic ==> Advanced data models  (4 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Course ==> Advanced 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:

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:

Disable load within query editor

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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