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Open folder and Power Bi file in desktop via PowerApps Button

Dear All,
I had many file report Power Bi in Desktop Folder. How to open Power Bi file and another Folder in Desktop via PowerApps Button?
Thank you TEAM

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Hi @Vnhaobu :

Coud you tell me what your app is?Is it a canvas app?

Do you want to open a Power Bi file through select a button?

If so,I'm afraid it is not availble to open a local Power Bi file through select a button in a canvas app.

But I have two alternatives:

Solution1\If you just want to view the PBI report,  I suggest you use 

Lanch("Dashboard link") 

to open a PBI Dashboard webpage.


Solution2:You can access the local folder through the attachment control in the from control (not recommended)


In addition,If you need this function, I suggest you post your ideal in this forum:

Best Regards,


Good idea. But How to setup link for folder open by Attack is default?
Thank you!

Hi @Vnhaobu :

Could you tell me:

  • Are you going to adopt the solution2 I mentioned?
  • Do you want to specify the default path when opening a local folder?

If my understanding is correct, then I don't think you need to spend energy to set the default path of its file explorer. (In addition, I have not found a way to achieve this goal at present) The file explorer will remember your last access path, and then when you open it for the second time, it will default to the location you opened last time.

Best Regards,



Hi @Vnhaobu :
Is there anything else I can help?
If my post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help others.Thanks
Best Regards,

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