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Zarlot531
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Possible to allow a user to attach a file to a report?

I am 99% sure this is beyond the scope of Power BI, but figured I'd just ask: so let's pretend there's a matrix and you want to allow users to upload "backup" for certain data figures. Like, being able to right click on a data value and attach a spreadsheet backing it up would be nice. But I assume that would require a lot of custom programming, probably a custom solution altogether. 

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aj1973
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Hi @Zarlot531 

 

you might want to use drillthrough feature

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-bi/create-reports/desktop-drillthrough

 

Hope this will help

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Thanks, I know about drilldown, but this is more for those situations where, like, an auditor wants to see a different spreadsheet as backup for the number you're showing. Kind of like how some of the reconciliation vendors out there (e.g., Blackline) do it. That's a custom solution though... where you have a subsidiary number, a GL number, a difference, a variance, and "oh here's the spreadsheet/attahment" that explains it. 

Hi , @Zarlot531 

You can consider saving attachments to a platform website in advancee then access your file  via   hyperlinks-in-tables  .

 

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