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Image in Power bi does not display when the data imported is binary



I imported a data where one field is imported as binary, which I then converted to text, and created a new column where concatenated it: "data:image/png; base64 ", & [column name] and change the 'Data category' to 'Image URL'

When I create a table with the the this column, the image is not displayed.

Upon hovering the image, it does show the concatenated string (see the snapshot below)

I am confused, as I have also tried to change 'png' to 'jpeg', 'pdf' etc.


Can you please help me with this issue.


When I 



edited to add, the Power BI version:




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Hi @Anonymous 


I tried the method in this blog and was able to show the images. Try "data:image/jpeg;base64,"&[ImageData] or “data:image/;base64,”&[ImageData]


Best Regards,
Community Support Team _ Jing
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I still gets the same results, no image showing

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