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Import large quantity of tables from sql server Power BI

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I'm looking for a way to import about 800 tables from my sql server database into power bi at once. The only method I can find is manually selecting each table in the navigator. Is there any other method?

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Hi @Ebrahim123 

Click on the 1st table in Navigator, then scroll down to the last table. Hold down SHIFT and click on the last table.  All tables should now be selected.

If you need to deselect a table, hold CTRL and click on it.

Phil


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Super User III
Super User III

Hi @Ebrahim123 

Click on the 1st table in Navigator, then scroll down to the last table. Hold down SHIFT and click on the last table.  All tables should now be selected.

If you need to deselect a table, hold CTRL and click on it.

Phil


If I answered your question please mark my post as the solution.

If my answer helped solve your problem, give it a kudos by clicking on the Thumbs Up.

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Hi The tables take 3-4 hours to load from the SQL server. Eventually they give an error saying not enough memory. I am importing tables from a company that uses Sage 300. These tables contain over 3 years of data. I'm ultimately trying to make us of the sage apps published on power bi. Is there any easier method to do this.

Thanks

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