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Combine and Transform Data

I am attempting to stack columns of text data from multiple excel files. When I attempt to combine, the power query limits my characters to ~250 which ends up truncating some of my data. This is both in the preview and output sheet. Is there a way to increase the number of characters allowed in specific columns or the output sheet entirely?

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Resident Rockstar
Resident Rockstar

if I am not missing something, I have experienced an opposite situation: it is excel which has a limit of 255 characters per cell, while power query allows longer texts

 

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So what exactly is the problem you encounter?

Super User III
Super User III

Hello @england94887 

 

what exactly is truncated? When a cell value is longer than 250?

 

Jimmy

Super User III
Super User III

Hi @england94887 ,

 

No you can't chnage this milit of 250 characters in Power BI. This is an inbuilt standard thing.

 

Thanks,

Pragati





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