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kdc02
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How to switch from DirectQuery to Import Table

HI, I imported a table using the Power BI datasets from one of my workspaces and since I'm trying to do a left join between that specific DirectQuery and another Import table, I thought it would be best to just convert my DirectQuery to Import.

 

I navigated to the Model View > Properties > Advanced and I saw the Storage mode dropdown but I couldn't make any changes.

 

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Any ideas on how I could make the dropdown work or other ways to change a DirectQuery from PowerBI datasets to Import?

 

Thank you!

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danextian
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Hi @kdc02 ,

 

If you have premium or embedded capacity, you can use XMLA to import data via Analysis Services connector . Other than that, only direct query and live connection are supported.

https://radacad.com/what-is-the-xmla-endpoint-for-power-bi-and-why-should-i-care 

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