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When trying to open a PBIX file GETTING ERROR :-Object reference not set to an instance of an object

While trying to open a already saved PBIX file getting the error :- Object reference not set to an instance of an object.  I'm not even able to open the file. I have lot of work in it.. How will I retrieve my file. Any help is greatly appreciated. This is bad from a tool perspective loosing all the work suddently. Atleast I should be able to open the file and deal with the error.. My source is snowflake. Again any help will be greatly appreciated.

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I'm seeing the same exact issue.  I have 3 different reports that utilized the Snowflake connection and all 3 get this error: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.  Any other report that does not utilize the Snowflake connnection works fine.


This is a HUGE issue as I need to make edits to 2 of these reports and might have to start from scratch.

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@JohnMcClain77 Please try to recover your work from autorecovery location, if its enabled. Yes, this is a serious issue indeed.

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