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Visualizations break when data source in pbix file is switched


I am having an issue with my reports where when I switch the server of my data source, the visualizations break even though I am connecting to the identical cube on the other server. The attributes are identical with identical names, but for some reason Power BI breaks the visuals and puts a ! in the values sections of the visualization pane. It is very annoying as I have to re-drag all attributes into the visuals over and over. The attributes are there, but it looks like that pbix doesn't pick up the change accurately. 

I should also mention this happens with the Live Connection to SSAS cube only.

Any recommendations on how to fix this is greatly appreciated!

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@Izolda ,


You may take a look at the post below.

Community Support Team _ Sam Zha
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Hi @v-chuncz-msft , 

Thanks for the response. I have tried that before I posted my question. Even though I saved the file with the new data source and reopened the file, the visuals were still broken even though the measures were there but there were in different measure groups. My coworker had deployed some changes on the cube and rearranged the measures. That seem to have broken everything even though the measure names were identical.

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