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How to link documents on shared folder on a server with power bi report

I have a virtual machine on which power bi desktop is installed. I want the power bi report made here to have a button/ link, upon clicking which it should redirect me to pick files placed in this folder.

 

I know, we can give a web link of power bi service or any other website but can this pick up files from local folder as well?

 

Is there any way to do this?

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v-eachen-msft
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Hi @Anonymous ,

 

After my testing and researching, I am afraid that you couldn't do it currently in Desktop.

You could refer to the following cases which are similar to yours:

https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Desktop/Can-not-hyperlink-to-file-in-computer/m-p/169095/highlight/true#M73851

https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Desktop/link-to-a-word-document/m-p/549924

 

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