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Relationship table preview blank

I am trying to create a relationship between two tables, however the CPC table preview is blank, which concerns me because the table is populated in Query.


It is a DirectQuery table to SQL.


Any ideas on whether this is an issue or the impact - if so, how to resolve?


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Hello, I ran in to this same problem today with a trying to connect a direct query table and my preview shows blank just like yours.  Were you able to figure out the problem.  Could you share the solution if you figured it out.  


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HI @yacatac,


I can't reproduce this, can you please share more details?

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In addition, if you switch to import mode or test with other data table, did this issue appears?



Xiaoxin Sheng

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I'm having this same problem. Dynamic Query accessible table, with data (I made a visual) but the relationship preview for that table is empty. When I select the related columns and click OK, Power BI Desktop locks up completely. I have to kill the task in Task Manager to continue. 

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First thing you'll want to check is that the blank table actually contains data.  Create a simple visual that only cares about that single table and see if you get data appearing.

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