Power BI videos | Power BI Part 3.2 - Import Multiple Text or Excel Files

Posted by Andrew Gould on 17 June 2019

This video explains how to import multiple text files or Excel files from a folder into a single table in Power BI. You'll learn how to use the Query Editor to append multiple separate queries. You'll see how to use the Get Data tool to import all the files in a folder in a single query. You'll also see how to filter a list of mixed files to import only those that you need for your report and then use the Query Editor to combine them.

This video has the following accompanying files:

File name Type Description
Films Top 10 2013.txt Text file
Films Top 10 2013.xlsx Excel workbook
UK Films Top 10 2014.txt Text file
UK Films Top 10 2014.xlsx Excel workbook
UK Films Top 10 2015.txt Text file
UK Films Top 10 2015.xlsx Excel workbook
UK Films Top 10 2016.txt Text file
UK Films Top 10 2016.xlsx Excel workbook
UK Films Top 10 2017.txt Text file
UK Films Top 10 2017.xlsx Excel workbook
UK Films Top 10 2018.txt Text file
UK Films Top 10 2018.xlsx Excel workbook

Click to download a zipped copy of the above files.

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