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Arno4444
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Import folder with long name

Hi,

 

i'm trying to import from folder but i have the error :

 

DataFormat.Error : Le nom de fichier « \\XXX\blablabla\blablabla\blablabla\* » est plus long que la limite maximale définie par le système.
Détails :
\\XXX

 

i have alredy done      Source = Folder.Files(""&Parameter1),

XXX as parameter1 but it still doesn't work 

https://community.fabric.microsoft.com/t5/Desktop/Import-Folder-long-path/m-p/678693

 

can ignore the error ?

 

here is the editor :

 

let
Source = Folder.Files(""&Parameter1),
#"Attributes développé" = Table.ExpandRecordColumn(Source, "Attributes", {"Size"}, {"Attributes.Size"}),
#"Colonnes supprimées" = Table.RemoveColumns(#"Attributes développé",{"Content", "Extension", "Date accessed", "Date modified", "Date created"}),
#"Colonnes renommées" = Table.RenameColumns(#"Colonnes supprimées",{{"Attributes.Size", "Taille"}, {"Folder Path", "Chemin"}, {"Name", "Nom"}}),
#"Valeur remplacée" = Table.ReplaceValue(#"Colonnes renommées",Parameter2,"",Replacer.ReplaceText,{"Chemin"}),
#"Erreurs supprimées" = Table.RemoveRowsWithErrors(#"Valeur remplacée", {"Chemin"}),
#"Lignes triées" = Table.Sort(#"Erreurs supprimées",{{"Chemin", Order.Descending}})
in
#"Lignes triées"

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gnochy
New Member

Thank you for your reply,

 

If I can't rename or move the file, isn't there a way to ignore it. So that I can process the others that are OK ?

 

Best regards,

Arno

v-cgao-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @Arno4444 ,


1. If possible:
Rename the file so that it has a shorter name.
Rename one or more folders that contain the file so that they have shorter names.
Move the file to a folder with a shorter path name.

2. The error you’re encountering is due to the filename being longer than the system-defined maximum limit. This is a common issue in Windows systems where the maximum path length is 260 characters by default. Starting from Windows 10 version 1607, MAX_PATH limitations have been removed from common Win32 file and directory functions. However, you must opt-in to the new behavior.

Best Regards,
Gao

Community Support Team

 

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