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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 ...

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 ...

PowerPivot Inside Out (Part 1/3)

10 things you need to know The following article is kind of a baseline knowledge, one should possess, before attempting the creation of their first PowerPivot ...

Does a PowerPivot Pivot Table beat a regular Pivot Table

Hands down, YES! If you would like to read about the comparison of definitions of the two, you can do so in the Pivot Table vs Power Pivot post. If you are new to ...

Sorting months chronologically and not alphabetically in a Power Pivot Pivot Table

Here is our problem. When you create a Pivot Table in Excel that has a date field, you can Group that field by month and the sort will be logical (January, February, ...