Edit a data source

Learn how to access and modify an existing data source.

Data source editors can perform any of the following actions:

You must have edit access to the data source to perform any of the actions listed above.
Edit access to a data source does NOT grant you access to the underlying data set.

Ways to access a data source

From the Home page

  1. Sign in to Data Studio.
  2. At the top of the Data Studio home page, click Data Sources.
  3. Browse or use the search box at the top to locate the data source you wish to edit.
  4. Click that data source in the list.

From within a report

You can access the data source for any component of a report while editing the report.

  1. Select a component.
  2. On the right, select the DATA tab , then click the data source edit icon Edit icon.

Rename a data source

  1. Edit the data source
  2. On the left,  click the current name.
  3. Enter a new name.
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