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powerpivot relationships not detected

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hi Folks
I've got a master chart of accounts list - unique identifier called LinkID. I have 3 sets of trial balances each of which has a unique field called LinkID as well. Each of these linkIDs has a balance attached to it. e.g. Retail sales PTD and Retail Sales YTD.
So I have a one to one relationship, as opposed to a many to one relationship. I have tried creating these relationships both ways and in both cases when I go to add the values i.e. the YTD and PTD values to the powerpivot I am told "no relationship is detected". The Related function does not work to allow me to pull in matching values - so that even though it looks as though the relationships are working...they are not. Any suggestions?
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I can see them in the Relationship window (Diagram View) going from Company 1 to Chart of accounts, going from Company 2 to Chart of accounts, ditto for company 3. All linked on LinkID field. No, just one relationship per table...so I create them, they appear in the Diagram window. I now have one of the company files relationships working...so still have two to go..
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As I said, some screenshots would help, as I'm a bit in the dark.

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Thanks again for your help...I got everything working - problem with data types not matching, spaces where there shouldn't be...
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