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VeljkoP98
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Empty columns appearing in PowerBi

Hello everyone,

 

Has anyone of you experienced the problem when i load new data source i get empty Columns, with names Column32, Column33, ... Column107 etc. These are all empty. How can i stop this generation of empty Columns?

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v-shex-msft
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Hi @VeljkoP98 ,

Can you please share a pbix or some dummy data that keep the raw data structure with expected results? It should help us clarify your scenario and test to coding formula.

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fionamann_
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Have you checked the 'Advanced Editor' in power query? I know for csv files this needs to be manually updated when new columns are added or removed, not sure about excel.

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Fowmy
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@VeljkoP98 

What is your source data ? is it CSV ?
Ensure you delte unnecessary columns in Power Query

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It seems that it reads the columns from Excel even after last column that has data, it reads other columns even thou they are empty

It is simple Excel file. 

I want to be sure that they won't appear when i load new excel file source.

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