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kaka Regular Visitor
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Import Data from an Excel sheet contained in a web page

Hi All, 

 

I have a sharepoint page which contains an excel file.  I am trying to see if there is a way to just use the web page link to access the excel file in Power Bi Desktop. 

 

So, I use dthe Web Data Source and pasted my sharepoint page URL. Instead of getting the excel content, I got the schema of the page instead of the excel content. Something like this: 

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Is there a way to import the excel content using the page URL? 

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Moderator v-qiuyu-msft
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Re: Import Data from an Excel sheet contained in a web page

Hi @kaka,

 

In your scenario, as the Excel file stored in the SharePoint site, you can use SharePoint Folder data source in desktop to get data from the Excel.

 

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Then in Query Editor, you can filter to keep the specific Excel file and extract it's content. See: Combine binaries in Power BI Desktop.

 

Best Regards,
Qiuyun Yu

Community Support Team _ Qiuyun Yu
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