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Monthly Archives: May 2014

15 digit limit in Excel

This is something everyone should know about Excel since it both enables Excel to do lightning speed calculations and limits Excel in a great way. And the guilty ...

Formula to get quarters from dates in Excel

We have a column of dates in Excel, and our goal is to get Q1, Q2,… or QTR1, QTR2,… or Quarter 1, Quarter 2,… . I think you get the picture 🙂 First we ...

Pivot Table vs Power Pivot or what is Power Pivot

This question or rather comparison never seizes to amaze me, since it’s just like comparing Eric Clapton to a Ford Mustang. It just can’t be done since ...

PowerPivot Inside Out (Part 2/3)

This is the second article of three. If you hadn’t read the first part yet, it is recommended that you do so. It talked about the basics of PowerPivot and ...

Do not change Column Width on a Pivot Table Refresh

One of the most annoying things a Pivot Table does on refresh is it auto fits the column width of all columns. This is great if a Pivot Table is all you have on a ...