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jafh Frequent Visitor
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Connect to a changing path

Hi everyone, I need to get data from a file which name changes everyday without having to build again the connection in Power BI. For example, today the file's name is 2017-01-20.xlsx, but tomorrow it would be replaced with a new file called 2017-01-21.  Is this posible? Thank you very much for your help.

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v-cherch-msft Super Contributor
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Re: Connect to a changing path

Hi @jafh

 

You may try to go to Advanced Editor to change the file path as below.

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You may also go to Manage Parameters to create parameters for your file name as below. Then add the parameter to the path in Advanced Editor. Finally, you may change the file path by changing the parameters.

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Regards,

Cherie

Community Support Team _ Cherie Chen
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v-cherch-msft Super Contributor
Super Contributor

Re: Connect to a changing path

Hi @jafh

 

You may try to go to Advanced Editor to change the file path as below.

1.png

You may also go to Manage Parameters to create parameters for your file name as below. Then add the parameter to the path in Advanced Editor. Finally, you may change the file path by changing the parameters.

2.png

Regards,

Cherie

Community Support Team _ Cherie Chen
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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