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Error: "We couldn't get data from the Data Model ... 'Key1' is one of the reserved words RRS feed

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  • Excel 365 Pro Plus with PowerPivot and Power Query (aka Get & Transform)
      I Get Data from an Access MDB, to load to a Pivottable.

    I check "Add data to the Data Model" and then get a message

    "We couldn't get data from the Data Model ... dimension contains a member property with an invalid name: 'Key1' is one of the reserved words"
    Googling for that finds nothing. Where is the list of reserved words? 

    If I do not check that, it creates a PT no problem. So what's the issue with the Data Model?

    One suggestion is that it because Key1 is like a cell address. But that would eliminate thousands of real-life field names with one to three letters followed by digits. Is it really limited like that?

    • Edited by sysmod Wednesday, January 9, 2019 3:38 PM Add 'Data Model' check
    Monday, January 7, 2019 5:13 PM

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