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Start And End Date Of The Week With Power Query

One of the most popular posts on Excel Unplugged is Formula to get the Start and End Date of the Week. For the last two years I’ve been a strong advocate for ...

Amsterdam Excel Summit and Power BI Summer School in the Netherlands

In Slovenia (where I come from) there is a significant shortage of Excel and Power BI conferences. Basically, there are none (I’m planning to change that in ...

The Amsterdam Excel Summit 2018

Jan Karel Pieterse and Tony de Jonker will give Excel enthusiasts reason for joy on the 7th and 8th of June 2018. This longest running Excel Conference in Europe ...

Unlock Excel Conference – Australia

The Unlock Excel Conference  took place in April in three cities across Australia. I joined Excel MVP’s Liam Bastick (SumProduct LLC), Jon Peltier (Peltier ...

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. ...

Conditional Colouring of Excel Sheet Tabs with VBA

This post will feature VBA code that will recolour the Worksheet tab based on a set of predefined conditions. Let’s imagine we have a Workbook where each Sheet ...

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 ...

    Simulating a “Tabular Form” Pivot Table Layout with Conditional Format

    This is a follow up post on the final result of last week’s post Table.Join function in Power Query. So basically, we want to get from this To this Only by ...

    Welcome to Excel Template

    It’s the newest “Quick Excel Guide” template in Excel and all I can say is BRAVO Microsoft. As the name implies, the target audience are Excel ...

    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 ...

    Search a Range for the closest value to a chosen number

    We start with a range of values in Excel (A1:G20). Now we are looking for a formula to get the closest value to the value we input in cell I1. First we’re ...

    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 ...

    A great honor for Excel Unplugged

    Yesterday I got an Email form the guys at spreadsheeto.com notifying me that Excel Unplugged will be featured on their “69 World’s Best Excel ...

    Amsterdam Excel Summit 2016 report

    This post is a tribute to the event, that is one of a kind in Europe, and gives Excel professionals a rare opportunity to meet brilliant people, that have dedicated ...

    Power BI publisher for Excel (The Times They Are A-Changin)

    The title of this post is stolen from the legendary Bob Dylan song, but rightfully so since it’s one of the biggest game changers in the Power BI game (and ...