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Using data from a Text file as value

Hi there!

Does anyone know if it's possible, to use data from a text file, as data in the value tab when Creating a Dynamic collection?

In this example, I want to get the Version number of Power BI from a text file, instead of manually writing it in.
The idea behind this is being able to update the version number of multiple Dynamic collections, instead of manually correcting all of them.
Example of Tab, where I want data imported from a textfile




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  • Better Solution:

    Create a "Custom Variable" under Options -> Variables

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    Now you can klick on (x) inside the collection and choose the variable under custom:

    (do this in all your dynamic collections currently containing the power bi version)

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    From now on you only have to keep the custom variable up to date and all your collections are updates automatically

  • Ohh, it's that simple? I'll be damned.

    Thanks a lot!

  • Yes it is 😉

    You're welcome!


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