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Connect to password protected excel workbook

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Trav on 21 Aug 2015 09:38:21

It would be great if we can connect or open the password protected excel workbook inside Power BI Desktop. Of course we should know & provide the password first.

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Manuel De Acuna on 06 Oct 2023 17:49:27

RE: Connect to password protected excel workbook

It would be very useful. Protecting your Excel workbook allow preserve your data in your company and you can share a Query made with Excel or Power BI.

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Jay Mular on 02 Oct 2023 13:29:48

RE: Connect to password protected excel workbook

This is really needed!

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Christopher FERAUDET on 14 Aug 2023 07:34:46

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Please make an update for this, it is really needed.

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Stuart Morfett on 14 Jul 2023 07:25:24

RE: Connect to password protected excel workbook

Definitely a required feature please!

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Arthur JEAN on 12 Jul 2023 09:26:53

RE: Connect to password protected excel workbook

Highly needed, it's a basic feature

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Laurent Clapeau on 08 Jun 2023 13:46:27

RE: Connect to password protected excel workbook

This feature is needed!

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Elke Hammerl on 17 May 2023 13:22:50

RE: Connect to password protected excel workbook

This would really usefull


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on 24 Apr 2023 08:08:48

RE: Connect to password protected excel workbook

This feature is a MUST; otherwise how can we use excel from Power Automate with a minimum security?

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Heidi Croft on 19 Feb 2023 17:35:37

RE: Connect to password protected excel workbook

I somewhat expect to have issues connecting to Salesforce or other non-Microsoft products. But it unbelievable to me that we cannot connect to excel files if they have a password or if they are .xlsb. How was this missed?



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Carl Kalbfleisch on 16 Feb 2023 21:01:23

RE: Connect to password protected excel workbook

Would really like to have this available in Power BI Dataflow to be able to read password protected Excel