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Category Archives: Power Query

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 ...

Dynamic Power Query

The following post was written as the reply to a great question Dane asked in the Comments section of the Power Query’s Unpivot Function post I wrote back in ...

USE POWER QUERY’S GET DATA FROM FOLDER TO GET DATA FROM MULTIPLE EXCEL FILES

This post is obviously not regular, since it’s not Tuesday (now I feel like Julianne Moore in Laws of Attraction) J but it’s a spinoff of a post I wrote ...

Creating a Dynamic Calendar for Your Data Model

This article will take care of the most fundamental need when it comes to Power Pivot or even Power BI and Time Intelligence. Having a Date Table (Calendar Table) is ...

My three favorite things in Excel 2016

First off, this post is written on basis of a public preview of Office 2016 which you can get here. The official version will contain a few more goodies like many ...

Get data from Folder in Power Query

Following a wide demand, I also wrote a post about getting data from Excel files in a folder. You can read it here. It seems that lately Excel users can be separated ...

Creating a dynamic Dropdown List with Data Validation from another workbook with a little help from Power Query

Probably the longest title of all times, but it leads to something great. First let’s explain Power Query. Power Query is an AddInn for Excel and part of ...

The New Pivot Column option in Power Query

If some pictures are hard to view, you can get the PDF of the article The Pivot option in Power Query. With the latest update of Power Query AddInn for Excel quite a ...

Unpivot with Power Query

One might think that analyzing data with a Pivot table is hard, but Unpivot a Pivot table proves to be even harder. But Power Query or better yet a Query editor ...