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vippankapoor Frequent Visitor
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Custom measure from excel to Power BI desktop

I have a excel based Power Pivot model imported to PowerBI desktop dashboard. Excel based PowerPivor model is based on OLAP custom cube specific to my team and custom mappings. 


When I create a custom field (e.g. field Semester with grouping months based on accounting calendar) it does not show up in current POwerBI desktop dashboard however if i create new dashboard importing excel model new custom field reflects.


I have tried refreshing (option "Refresh All") info in PowerBI desktop. Please help I am missing any step.  


Thanks for the help !!

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Re: Custom measure from excel to Power BI desktop

You probably have to go into Advanced Editor in Query Editor and edit your Source or Navigation line or some subsequent line. This is a pretty common issue with CSV files and the like.

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vippankapoor Frequent Visitor
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Re: Custom measure from excel to Power BI desktop

Thanks. Will refersh needs to be done in Excel based Power PIvot Model. I tried refreshing query in PowerBI Desktop but nu luckSmiley Sad


Excel based Power Pivot is designed based on "Analysis Services" data source.  

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