Monthly Archives: March 2014

Just One Slice Please

We all use pivot tables, don’t we? And with the introduction of slicers, we have a much more friendly and nicer way of filtering the results than the old pivot filters. One drawback of slicers is that it is not … Continue reading

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Excel is for Parameters

In my last two posts, I have shown how to build a datamodel in Excel from an Excel workbook that had two levels of headings, and then I showed how to improve the code  using functions. In the second I … Continue reading

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A Case For Functions

One of the things I don’t like about Power Query is that the list of instructions gets quite long, when a transformation is more than just a simple replace or add columns, and becomes less easily maintained. I am a … Continue reading

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