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Category Archives: M

Importing CSV Files with Changing Start Row

In this post, we’re going to talk about importing CSV files with power query! This is a guest post written by John MacDougall, an Excel MVP from Canada. John ...

Ultimate Vlookup Alternative? (Part 2)

This is part 2 of the Ultimate Vlookup Alternative post and a continuance from last week’s post. We will be using the same Excel workbook as we did in part ...

Ultimate Vlookup alternative? (Part 1)

Almost a year ago, more precisely in May of 2017 a site called defeat excel invited 27 Excel Experts (including myself) to end the endless debate of Vlookup vs. ...

Making Importing from Folder in Power Query (or Power BI) Bulletproof

I’ve always been a big fan of the Import from Folder feature in Power Query. So much so, that I wrote my first post on the topic way back in February of 2015. ...

Modifying Power Query M code with VBA
January 23, 2018

The core of this blog post is a VBA code that will create a copy of a Power Query M code, modify it, create a new sheet and load the result of the modified Query to ...

Table.Join – The Power Tool of Power Query

The basic explanation of Table.Join function in Power Query is to use Merge Queries on two steps of one single query. This will be a step by step tutorial on how to ...

Get a random subset of data with Power Query

The other day I made a Dashboard with a classic by time and relevant dimensions analysis. The data was pulled from Azure SQL DB, so Power Query was the method I ...