Tips for Uploading an Excel Spreadsheet into Power Bi

Tips for Uploading an Excel Spreadsheet into Power Bi

Here are a few tips on uploading an Excel spreadsheet into Power Bi:

-Your data should be in the form of a table before your try to upload your Excel file

-Inside of the Excel app, there is a feature to create a table out of the data that you have in your cells

-If you using this shortcut (Ctrl + T) while there is a selected cell inside of your dataset, it will select all of the data nearby and create a table for you. 

-Once this is done and all of the data you want to use is within the established table, you are ready to save and upload to Power Bi

-Within Power Bi, you will get the option to transform your data further to accommodate your reporting needs

If you are beginner at Power Bi, I encourage you to visit the following link: Tutorial: Get started creating in the Power BI service - Power BI | Microsoft Learn

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