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Passing Parameters from Power Query to SQL Server

Gilbert Quevauvilliers has an interesting solution to a common problem:

I had a requirement where the client wanted the capability to decide how much data to load from a SQL Server Query (TSQL). This was so that they could limit the dataset returned, as at times they did not need all the data.

So below I demonstrate how to achieve this.

NOTE: This will be slightly advanced because I had to manually add some code in the Advanced Editor in Power Query.

Maybe it’s because of the number of times I had to do this with Reporting Services, but this seems like it should be a lot easier than it is.

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