How to export Power Queries from One Workbook to Another with VBA

0 votes
I am trying to transfer power queries from one workbook to another with VBA. I know how to do this manually but it can be very tedious.

A power query can be accessed via the WorkbookConnections object. I am currently attempting to port the queries over with a VBA function or Sub.
Oct 22, 2018 in Power BI by Upasana
• 8,620 points

1 answer to this question.

0 votes

Try solving it using the Workbook. Query Object.

 Public Sub FunctionToTest_ForStackOverflow()
                ' Doug.Long
                Dim wb As Workbook

                ' create empty workbook
                Set NewBook = Workbooks.Add
                Set wb = NewBook

                ' copy queries
                CopyPowerQueries ThisWorkbook, wb, True

            End Sub

            Public Sub CopyPowerQueries(wb1 As Workbook, wb2 As Workbook, Optional ByVal copySourceData As Boolean)
                ' Doug.Long
                ' copy power queries into new workbook
                Dim qry As WorkbookQuery
                For Each qry In wb1.Queries
                    ' copy source data
                    If copySourceData Then
                        CopySourceDataFromPowerQuery wb1, wb2, qry
                    End If

                    ' add query to workbook
                    wb2.Queries.Add qry.Name, qry.formula, qry.Description
            End Sub

            Public Sub CopySourceDataFromPowerQuery(wb1 As Workbook, wb2 As Workbook, qry As WorkbookQuery)
                ' Doug.Long
                ' copy source data by pulling data out from workbook into other
                Dim qryStr As String
                Dim sourceStrCount As Integer
                Dim i As Integer
                Dim tbl As ListObject
                Dim sht As Worksheet

                sourceStrCount = (Len(qry.formula) - Len(Replace$(qry.formula, "Source = Excel.CurrentWorkbook()", ""))) / Len("Source = Excel.CurrentWorkbook()")

                For i = 1 To sourceStrCount
                    qryStr = Split(Split(qry.formula, "Source = Excel.CurrentWorkbook(){[Name=""")(1), """]}")(0)
                    For Each sht In wb1.Worksheets
                        For Each tbl In sht.ListObjects
                            If tbl.Name = qryStr Then
                                If Not sheetExists(sht.Name) Then
                                    sht.Copy After:=wb2.Sheets(wb2.Sheets.Count)
                                End If
                            End If
                        Next tbl
                    Next sht
                Next i

                qryStr = qry.formula

            End Sub

            Function sheetExists(sheetToFind As String) As Boolean
                sheetExists = False
                For Each sheet In Worksheets
                    If sheetToFind = sheet.Name Then
                        sheetExists = True
                        Exit Function
                    End If
                Next sheet
            End Function
answered Oct 22, 2018 by Annie97
• 2,160 points

Related Questions In Power BI

+2 votes
1 answer

How to export data to CSV from power bi embedded url ?

Hi Arathi, You can open Visuals from embedded ...READ MORE

answered Aug 23, 2019 in Power BI by anonymous
• 33,010 points
0 votes
1 answer

How to publish .pbix report from power bi desktop to power bi service directly?

To save powerbi file directly to report ...READ MORE

answered Sep 27, 2018 in Power BI by Kalgi
• 52,350 points
0 votes
1 answer

How to load file to Excel Power query from SFTP site

Currently, I don't think there is a ...READ MORE

answered Dec 3, 2018 in Power BI by Upasana
• 8,620 points
0 votes
1 answer

Replace “yes” found in one list with the actual string from another list

Objective : The idea is to use List.Transform twice, ...READ MORE

answered Feb 19, 2019 in Power BI by Upasana
• 8,620 points
0 votes
1 answer

Excel Power Query: Using List.MatchAny on a column value

try this. let TableA = ...READ MORE

answered Oct 22, 2018 in Power BI by Annie97
• 2,160 points
0 votes
1 answer

How can I search for multiple strings?

A simple solution is this: List.ContainsAny(Text.SplitAny("This is a test ...READ MORE

answered Oct 24, 2018 in Power BI by Upasana
• 160 points
0 votes
1 answer

Power Query Web request results in “CR must be followed by LF” Error

What I think is, it might look ...READ MORE

answered Oct 29, 2018 in Power BI by Shubham
• 13,490 points
0 votes
1 answer

Select Columns from table instead of removing afterwards in Power Query

Try this. let db = Sql.Databases("sqlserver.database.url"){[Name="DatabaseName"]}[Data], Sales_vDimCustomer = ...READ MORE

answered Oct 31, 2018 in Power BI by Shubham
• 13,490 points
0 votes
1 answer

how can I connect my web api with Power BI Reports?

Go to Home > Edit Queries > ...READ MORE

answered Oct 18, 2018 in Power BI by Annie97
• 2,160 points
+1 vote
1 answer

getting client-credentials access token to authorize Power BI

Try and make sure that the app ...READ MORE

answered Oct 17, 2018 in Power BI by Annie97
• 2,160 points
Send OTP
webinar_success Thank you for registering Join Edureka Meetup community for 100+ Free Webinars each month JOIN MEETUP GROUP