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d0__ob Frequent Visitor
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Trying to format web queries into table

Hi there, I just started trying out power BI.


My aim is to try and create a dashboard of sorts to monitor the review scores and rank of a list of 5 restaurants from different websites (facebook, tripadvisor etc).


I've managed to pull out the individual datapoints via web query (going through all the divs and spans and so on.


However, I am not sure how to arrange the data nicely into a table in Power BI. For excel, I just have to "put" the data into a particular cell. I tried apending data, but I can only make a column at a time, say, Restaurant Name, or Facebook Review Score. However, if I try to append the two tables, it would look something like this.


Name                  FB Score

Restaurant 1        (Null)

Restaurant 2        (Null)




As opposed to


Name                  FB Score

Restaurant 1        4.5

Restaurant 2        4.6


I would like to add multiple columns with different matrics. Could someone guide me to a tutorial to show me how to manually place these data points in place? Thank you very much!


Re: Trying to format web queries into table

Hi @d0__ob,


You should create a relationship between the data this will help you achieve what you are trying to accomplish.


Hope these links help!

v-jiascu-msft Super Contributor
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Re: Trying to format web queries into table

Hi @d0__ob,


How about the function Merge? Do you mean one column a table? How can they be connected? For example, Restaurant 1 could be a pair of 4.5 or 4.6. Can you share a sample?


Best Regards,


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Re: Trying to format web queries into table

If you want to join data from 2 sources then as described you can create a relation between the objects.


From the Relationship view you will drag the field who's relationship you are creating from Table1 with the matching field in the Table2.

This will create a relationship that will look like this following.


You can now see muliple data sets in one view like below.

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