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Importing Excel Files from SharePoint into Power BI

Gogula Aryalingam gets some data:

I’ve been asked the question many times, especially when I teach Dashboard in a Day: How do you import data from a bunch of Excel files stored on a SharePoint folder?

It’s a fairly simple process. It’s just that you need to know that you first connect to the SharePoint site (which could have quite a large number of folders and files, and several document libraries. You will need to know the path of your files, and then you keep filtering till you get to your content. I do this in two steps:

Read on for those steps.