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nicv
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Multiple choice column from SharePoint Lists

Hi. I am using a SharePoint List from Office 365 as a data source. One column I created in this list is a multiple choice one. The problem is that when I pull the data from the SharePoint List, the respective column shows as being a table in the query editor. When I search for the column name when building my report, the table can't be found.

 

 

The first photo below shows how the column looks like in the query editor. The second one shows how the column looks like in SharePoint. As you can see, I selected multiple options when filling out the respective cell, but can't extract the data in Power BI. Would you please be able to help?

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Greg_Deckler
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See those little arrows pointing in opposite directions in your column? Click on that button and expand your Table in order to get the value.


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I am trying to test Power BI analysis over a SharePoint list, and my fields also allow multiple responses (from a seperate sub list).

 

When I query the primary table, the fields return ' [list] ' in every row regardless of what is in the actual list. How do I relate this back to the sub-list tables, or expose the responses?

 

 

 

ID.1

RoleID

9

[List]

5

[List]

6

[List]

8

[List]

Hlello,

I'm facing the same problem with the multiple choices element, anyone got a solution for it?

edit query > field value as text > select columns 

Hi, 

dealing with the same here. anyone got a solution for it?

Hello, 

I'm facing the same problem with the multiple choices element, anyone get a solution for it?

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