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Copy a query from one Power BI file to another

Copy queries in Power BI

In this blog I will show you – “How you can copy Queries from one Power BI report to another?”, In other words how to copy dataset from one Power BI file to another?

Let’s get started-

Follow these steps in order to copy queries from one file to another-

Step-1: Need two files for this example-

File 1 : File-1 is source file, it has 4 datasets.

Power BI file 1

Power BI file 1



File 2 : It is destination file and don’t have any dataset.

Power BI file 2

Power BI file 2

Step-2: Now go to File 1 and open Power Query Editor mode.

Under Home tab > Click on Transform data

Transform data

Transform data




Step-3: After that one power query window appears –

Select queries you want to copy from file 1 >  after that Right click and Copy the queries. Using ctrl + click you can select multiple queries.

Copy Query dataset

Copy Query dataset

Step-4: Now go to file 2, and open Power Query Editor.

After that right click on blank area and paste the queries.

Paste Power BI Query

Paste Power BI Query




Step-5: See the final result.

Final result

Final result

Note: Don’t close power query editor window just after copy, after paste into destination file then close the power query editor for both files.

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