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Helper IV
Helper IV

Can't connect to local CSV file.

Oh, here's a new one: I can't connect to a local CSV file.


From this particular PBIX, it just spins (terminated after 30 minutes).

It's not due to file size and, I can connect to the CSV form a new PBIX.


I don't even know where to start looking. Any thoughts?


Thanks, as always, in advance.







Hi @pawlowski6132 ,


Does the access work with the Power Query Editor?


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Hi, that's the only way I know how to connect to data, through the Power Query Editor, is there another way I can try? thanx.

Hi @pawlowski6132 ,

Please check if the following blog can help you:

Power BI – Quick Tips working with multiple large CSV Files

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Thanx for reply Rena but, as I mentioned it's not a large file. Only 8 kb.

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