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Limit Direct Query data with dynamic filter

Dear Power BI Experts,

I have connected my power BI desktop with Teradata (data source). It is huge database and there are some rules where power BI cannot read full table so, I have to limit data with some date filters.

Can we create these filters inside Power Query or Report view and dynamically change it to get filtered data from database ?



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Hi @imranasif161 

Herer are some ways you can refer to:

1.Power query:

You can use paramaters to filter the data between the paramaters, please refer to the following link:

Create a parameter query (Power Query) - Microsoft Support

2. date slicer

In report, you can create a date table and use it as a slicer to filter the related data, please refer to the following link:

Power BI: Creating a Date Table using DAX (

Use a relative date slicer or filter in Power BI - Power BI | Microsoft Learn


Best Regards!

Yolo Zhu

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Yes, here's the relevant documentation:

1. How to get your question answered quickly - good questions get good answers!
2. Learning how to fish > being spoon-fed without active thinking.
3. Please accept as a solution posts that resolve your questions.
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