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Power Query Tips & Tricks

Power Query is one of the most powerful features in Power BI and the easiest to learn. It is used for cleaning & transforming the data downloaded from ERP or accounting systems and display it in a report for Power BI to work with. You can learn more tips & tricks in our Power Query...
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Learn How to Display A Monospaced Font in Power Query

Normally data is viewed in the Unicode Font for any kind of data. But do you know you can also change this font to a monospaced font? Display A Monospaced Font With Power Query Power Query has a solution for this also. If you want to use another font other than Unicode font then follow...
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How to Add Comments In M Using Power Query

You can add comments to your code either with single-line comments that start with ‘//’ or multi-line comments that start with ‘/*’ and end with ‘*/’. Adding Comments In M With Power Query Let’s take an example to see how it works. Step 1: Load Data in Power Query Load the data in Power Query first to apply comments in...
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Top 5 Steps to do Comments In Query Steps

The new feature of Power Query allows you to add descriptions to each step in the Applied Steps pane. The step descriptions become comments in the M code in Power Query. If you write M code in the Advanced Editor window, then your comments appear as descriptions in the Applied Steps pane. Comments In Query Steps...
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Steps to Create A List Query From A Table Column

Power Query also allows you to create a list query from a data table available. The column from the given data table can be used to create a list query. This can be explained with the help of an example. Creating A List Query From A Table Column Here, we have a data table containing...
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How to Manage Parameters in Power Query

Power Query can create a query parameter and link to the List Query. This is one of the most unknown features of Power Query. Let us study this unique feature along with an example. We have considered the same example of list query explained above. Manage Parameters By Power Query Step 1: Create a List...
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Learn How to Rename A Column Using Power Query

One of the important and most needed features of Power Query is Renaming Column Headers. You can rename a column in Power Query very easily. Rename A Column With Power Query Let’s observe the below steps to rename column headers- Step 1: Load Data in Power Query When you load the data in Power Query,...
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Learn How to Merge Columns in Power Query

Merging columns is also a feature of Power Query which is very useful for transforming data. You can use this feature easily by following below steps. Merge Columns With Power Query Step 1: Select the Columns in Power Query for Merging If you have a data table as shown below and you want to merge...
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Top 3 Steps to Append Queries Using Power Query

You can even append queries in Power Query. This feature is very useful if you want to combine two data tables together. Let us understand this using an example. As shown in the below picture, you have two sales data for the year 2015 and 2016. We want to combine these two data tables together....
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Steps to Format Columns Using Power Query

Another important feature of Power Query is Formatting Columns. There are various formatting options available in Power Query for columns like Trim, Clean, Add Prefix, Uppercase etc. In this example, we are going to see how to capitalize each word from the column using the formatting feature. Format Columns By Power Query Step 1: Select...
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Top 5 Steps to Extract Age Using Date in Power Query

This is an amazing feature as it allows you to extract the age out of the date provided. Let us elaborate on this feature using an example. Extract Age Using Date With Power Query Here, we have a data table containing employee information which includes their Date of the Birth column. If you want to...
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How to Create Grouped Serial Numbers In Power Query

If we have data for products and we want a unique identifier for each product name in the list. But as you can see below each product appears multiple times in the data table. Create Grouped Serial Numbers In Power Query But we want to keep the same serial number for the product each time...
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How to Create A Sequential List Using Power Query

The Power Query M language allows you to create a list containing a sequence of numbers or characters very easily. This is possible when you are defining lists by using expressions in the format- Create A Sequential List With Power Query {lowest_integer..highest_integer} Let us take an example to understand this feature. Step 1: Add Custom...
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How to Navigate Query Editor Using Power Query

While using Power Query, you might’ve come across a step that reads ‘Navigation’  in Applied Steps pane and it is automatically created by Power Query. But, do you know what it is used for? Navigate Query Editor Using Power Query The code generated by this step is = Source{[Item=”Sheet1″,Kind=”Sheet”]}[Data] This is one of the ways...
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How to Edit A Query Using Power Query

Power Query also allows you to edit a query that you have already generated. Let’s take an example. Suppose you have a data table as shown below. Editing A Query By Power Query This is an employee data and you have to create the post for each employee based on their experience given in the...
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Disable Relationship Detection for Beginners in Power Query

This is another feature of Power Query that will speed up your queries. When you load your data into the data model from power query, Excel will try to find and build relationships between the new data and other tables in the present in the data model. Thus, it will take extra processing time and will...
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Delete Steps Until End By Power Query

If you want to delete some steps, you can do it in one shot. The Power Query Delete Until End feature helps to delete as many steps up to the end in one click. Delete Steps Until End By Power Query Let us understand this feature with the help of an example. Step 1: Load...
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Advanced Editor With Power Query

Power Query can perform a lot of complex steps with any kind of data source. However wouldn’t it be fun unless you understand what is happening under the cover. Advanced Editor With Power Query Let’s go through the steps in detail to understand the magic of Power Query. Step 1: Load the data into Power...
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Data Type Conversion With ‘M’ Using Power Query

Sometimes it happens that the things we want to do are not built in the user interface.  But Power Query’s programming language M has made this possible. Data Type Conversion With ‘M’ Using Power Query One of the unique functionality of M is that it takes data types very seriously. If we try to concatenate a text...
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Use Excel’s Right Function With ‘M’ To Extract Left Side Data

If you want to use the Excel LEFT Function in Power Query, then you can’t directly go for it. This is because the Excel LEFT Function it is not supported in M. Use Excel’s Right Function With ‘M’ To Extract Left Side Data But there is an alternate way for using the LEFT Function in...
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Use Excel’s Right Function With M To Extract Right Side Data

If we want to use the Excel’s RIGHT Function, it is not possible as it is not supported in M. But we can use the RIGHT Function in M in other way using Power Query and the Text. End formula! Use Excel’s Right Function With M To Extract Right Side Data Let’s see how to...
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Get The Length Of Strings Using M in Power Query

If we want to use the Excel LEN Function to get the length of strings, it is not supported in M. Let us see how to use the LEN Function in M to get the length of strings. Get The Length Of Strings Using M Step 1: Select the Name Column First, load the data...
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Replicating Excel’s Find Function With ‘M’ in Power Query

In the above example, you learned how to concatenate the columns using the M language. Unfortunately, not all of the Excel’s formulas can be used in M query. Replicating Excel’s Right Function With ‘M’ Using Power Query For instance, if we want to use the Excel’s FIND Function to find a specific character in the...
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Top 5 Ways to Concatenate Datausing ‘M’ in Power Query

There are times when we want to perform such tasks that are not built in the user interface i.e. features that are not available on the ribbon. But still, this can be possible with Power Query’s programming language which is called M language. Concatenate Datausing ‘M’ With Power Query Initially, we will do a simple...
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Best Ways to Add Column From Examples in Power Query

Sometimes we need to transform the text from a huge data table which is not directly possible. But, with Power Query, you can easily do it using Add Column from Examples feature. Add Column From Examples By Power Query Step 1– Select the column on which you want to apply changes Suppose you have a...
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Read how to Add Conditional Column in Power Query

In Power Query, there is a feature to add a new column called Conditional Column feature. You can define IF-THEN-ELSE conditions to add the conditional column. When the conditions are fulfilled, the conditional column will automatically demonstrate the values that you have specified using IF-THEN-ELSE conditions. Add Conditional Column Using Power Query Let’s take an...
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Top Ways to Import Data From Text in Power Query

As you can import the data from CSV, the same way you can import the data from the text file. The reason is that Power BI provides the same option to import the CSV file as well as a text file. Let us understand this with the help of below steps. Import Data From Text...
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Best Ways to Import Data From CSV in Power Query

Now you know how to import data from an XML file in Power Query. But what if your data source is in the form of CSV file? There is no need to worry if you have your data inside a CSV file (Comma Separated Values). This is because it’s very easy to import data from CSV...
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Best Ways to Import Data From XML in Power Query

You can easily load the data files like Excel spreadsheets in Power Query. But what if your data source is not in Excel spreadsheet? Import Data From XML Using Power Query It’s very usual nowadays to get data from a company’s accounting or sales system in the XML format. If the data is inside an...
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Top 5 Ways to Import Web Data in Power Query

The good thing with Power Query is that there are multiple ways to pull in data. Import Web Data Using Power Query One of the way is to get data from the internet by using the importing web data feature.  Let us see how we can parse a webpage and use it for Power Query....
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Learn How to Filter Records Using Power Query

Filter records is a feature of Power Query that allows you to filter the data from your data table. Let’s see how to filter the records in Power Query with an example. Filter Records By Power Query Step 1: Load Data in Power Query Sometimes the data table is too huge and you do not want...
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How to Unpivot Data Using Excel Power Query

Power Query allows you to extract data from any source, clean and transform the data and then load it to another sheet within the Power BI Designer canvas. Unpivot Data With Excel Power Query One of the best features of the Power Query is to Unpivot Columns. Unpivot Columns feature transforms columns with similar characteristics...
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Consolidate Multiple Excel Sheets Using Power Query

If you have multiple Excel worksheets that are in the same format and their underlying differences are their values and dates (e.g. January Sales List, February Sales List, March Sales List etc), then we can easily consolidate all the worksheets into one. Consolidate Multiple Excel Sheets By Power Query Let us understand this step by...
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Consolidate Multiple Excel Workbooks in Power Query

The limitation of Excel of consolidating multiple Excel workbooks into one has overcome by Power Query.  Power Query can do this consolidation task in a couple of minutes. This is explained below within a few easy steps. Consolidate Multiple Excel Workbooks By Power Query Step 1: Open Excel Workbook from Folder Suppose you have an Excel...
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Split First & Last Name Using Power Query

Sometimes, when you have a data table which includes full names of candidates in one column and you want to separate the full name into first name and surname in different columns. Split First & Last Name With Power Query This is a common task, but most people may use complex formulas to perform this...
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Learn How to Replace Values in Power Query

There is a cool feature of Power Query which is known as ‘Replace Values’ feature. As the name suggests, it can replace any value with the new value you provide into your data table. Power Query Helps In Replacing Values To understand this feature in detail, let’s take an example. We have a data set...
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Power Query Helps In Transposing Data

Transposing a data set is ultimately rotating data from rows to columns, or from columns to rows. To understand this concept, an example with the picture is given below. Transposing Data By Power Query Let’s go through the steps in detail for transposing data. Step 1: Open the data in Power Query Open the data...
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Learn How to do Reverse Rows Using Power Query

Sometimes you need to show the data in a reverse form for some of the other reasons. It’s not easy to reverse rows without Power Query in Power BI. Power Query can do it in a fraction of second without losing any valuable information. Reverse Rows By Power Query Let’s take an example where you...
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Read How to Group Rows And Get Counts Using Power Query

Power Query allows you to group rows and get the counts of each group very easily. Group Rows And Get Counts By Power Query Let’s go through the steps in detail. Step 1: Select the column in Power Query To group rows, we first need to select the column from which we want to group...
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Learn How to Create Pivot Columns Using Power Query

To simplify your data and aggregate them together we can Pivot the huge data table using Power Query Editor in Power BI. This amazing feature of Power Query has hundreds of benefits. We can use it for a data source that has too many numbers of columns and rows. Create Pivot Columns Using Power Query...
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Read How to Remove Rows With Errors Using Power Query

Do you know that Power Query can clean your data and remove rows that have inaccurate data? If you are not aware of this feature then go through the below steps. Remove Rows With Errors By Power Query Let’s take an example. As shown in below picture there is some revenue that has invalid values....
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Learn How to Split Queries In Power Query

As explained in the above example, we have generated a conditional column for the given query. If we want to split this query into two, Power Query will help us in doing so. How to Split Queries In Power Query The user will be able to mark a set of consequent steps, starting at the...
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Learn How to Create Index Column Using Power Query

There is one more interesting feature of Power Query where it lets you add an index column that serves as a row counter to your data. Power Query Helps To Create Index Column Let’s go through the steps in detail with an example. Our sample data consists of Months and revenue data as shown in the...
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Read How to Remove Duplicates Using Power Query

Power Query cannot only keep duplicate records but also can remove the duplicate data. The advantage of this feature is that it removes the human error whenever you try to delete your duplicate data manually. Remove Duplicates by Power Query Suppose you have this set of data. As you can see the marked ones are...
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Acquire Knowledge to Fill Down Values Using Power Query

Power Query helps you to perform a series of steps to transform your data. Among which there is a step that allows you to fill data down easily. This feature is specially used to fill the missing data where predictions are available for the missing data. Power Query Helps To Fill Down Values Let’s suppose...
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Steps to Remove Columns Using Power Query

Another feature of Power Query is Remove Columns. This feature allows you to remove the unwanted columns easily. Learn Steps to Remove Columns By Power Query This is helpful when you have columns that you want to eradicate and do not need in your final report – but do want to keep in your source...
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How to Use First Row As Headers in Power Query

One of the features of the Power Query is that it allows you to promote the first row as column headers. Let’s take an example where you have the data set as shown below. Use First Row As Headers By Power Query Here, the headers are not meaningful as it is showing the headers as Column1,...
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How to do Duplicate Columns in Power Query

You can also duplicate the columns easily using the Power Query Editor in Power BI. This can be helpful when you have columns that you want to duplicate & make some temporary/permanent alterations to it in the Power Query Editor but not to your source data. Duplicate Columns Using The Power Query Editor Suppose you...
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Split Column in Power Query

Power Query helps you to perform a series of steps to modify your data. One of the steps is to split column by the number of characters easily. How to Split Column in Power Query This is helpful when you have columns that you want to split by an equal number of characters, for eg....
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Keep Duplicate Records in Power Query

Power Query in Power BI allows you to perform a series of steps to transform your data. One of the steps amongst this is to keep duplicate records. Keep Duplicate Records In Power Query We generally take out duplicate lines but if we need to keep and check what the duplicates are, Power Query allows...
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How to use Excel? Excel basics for beginners

In this blog, we will learn Excel basics guide for beginners, Learning Excel basics are just a start to what’s in store to solve a lot of our daily problem and save time. Microsoft Office is very useful for a wide range of applications. It features calculation, graphing tools, pivot tables, and a macro programming...
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Connect to Data in Power Query

Power Query is the Microsoft Data Connectivity and Data Preparation technology that allows the users to flawlessly access data stored in hundreds of data sources and reshape it to fit their needs. What is Power Query Editor in Power BI? Power Query can replace, merge, clean and transform all the messy data and display it in...
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How to use Text to Column in Excel with 4 Difference Example

Do you know what Text to Columns is feeling right now? It is feeling sad and unappreciated. It is because it gets less credit than it actually deserves. Text to Columns in Excel is one of the most wonderful features in Excel. Here in this tutorial, you’ll learn about the various things you can do...
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Things you should learn in Excel Course

The essential skills that a competent business Excel user should be aware of are Formatting & basic formulas, Excel shortcuts, VLOOKUPS & conditional statements, Data analysis like filtering, sorting, and analyzing data, Data visualization like tables, charts, and dual axis charts, What-if-analysis and Pivot tables. The complete Excel course is bifurcated into three major parts viz. Beginner Excel Course,...
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How to use Clean Function in Excel

The CLEAN Function in Excel takes a text string and returns a text that has been “cleaned” of line breaks and other non-printable characters. What is a CLEAN Function? What is the syntax for CLEAN Function? How to use CLEAN Function? And finally, What are the applications of CLEAN Function? ➡ What is Clean Function in...
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How to use the Excel Choose Function

The CHOOSE Function in Excel returns a value from a list using a given position or index. The values provided to CHOOSE can include references. Let’s have a look below to get more details about CHOOSE Function. ➡ What is Excel Choose Function? CHOOSE Function is a function in Excel that helps you to get...
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How to use the Excel Code Function

The CODE Function in Excel returns a numeric code for a given character. The CODE Function can be used to understand numeric codes given to the CHAR Function as it is the reverse process of CHAR Function. ➡ What is Code Function in Excel? The Function that accepts one argument, for the text for which you...
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How to use the Excel Column Function

The COLUMN function in Excel returns the column number for a reference. In other words, Column Function too will return the column number of the cell which contains formula when reference is not provided. ➡ What is Column Function in Excel? The function which will returns column number for a reference is called Excel COLUMN Function....
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How to use Ceiling Function in Excel

The CEILING Function in Excel returns a given number rounded up to a specified multiple. CEILING Function is always used for rounding up. Its purpose is to Round a number up to nearest multiple. It returns a rounded number. What is a CEILING Function in Excel? What is the syntax for CEILING Function? Where can...
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How to use Char Function in Excel

The CHAR Function in Excel returns a character when given a valid Character Code. CHAR Function is used to specify the characters that are difficult to enter in a formula in Excel. Now, let us study in detail the CHAR Function as given below. What is a CHAR Function in Excel? What is the formula...
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Text To Column in Excel | Split Cells

Excel Text to Columns or Split Cells in Excel is used in data cleaning and data re-arrangement. Excel text to columns formula technique is used for following: How to Apply Text to Column to Split Cells Split the text as last name and first name in two different columns. If a cell has got more than just a...
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Pivot Table in Excel (Complete Guidelines)

INTRODUCTION TO PIVOT TABLE IN EXCEL When you have a large amount of data in your worksheet and you can’t analyze or sort the data then Pivot Table in Excel helps you to carry out the task easily and more conveniently. Pivot Tables are powerful functions in excel.  We are going to start with what...
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Power Bi Dax Deduplication Based On Column

To do deduplication based on column or to eliminate the duplicate data from a data set, Power BI has a weapon called DAX. Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) is a library of functions and operators that can be united to create formulas and expressions in Power BI Desktop. We can deduplicate any data based on a column...
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Special Character Symbol List with Shortcodes in Excel

To activate the special character, you need to use an Alt keyboard sequence: Num Lock key must be pressed, to activate the numeric key section of the keyboard (you can find on right top corner side). Press Alt key, and hold. While the Alt key is pressed, type the sequence of numbers (on the numeric keypad) from the Alt...
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How to use AVERAGEIFS FUNCTION in Excel

The AVERAGEIFS Function of Excel computes the average of the figures in a range that meet one or more delivered conditions. The criteria of the AVERAGEIFS Function also supports the logical operators and wildcard operators in Excel. What Is The Averageifs Function In Excel? AVERAGEIFS Function averages cells in a range that is equivalent to...
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How to use AVERAGEIF FUNCTION

The AVERAGEIF Function of Excel calculates the average of the numbers in a range that meet the supplied conditions. The measures for AVERAGEIF Function supports logical operators and wildcards for partial matching. What is an AVERAGEIF Function in Excel? What is the formula for AVERAGEIF Function? What is the example of AVERAGEIF Function? How is...
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How to use ABS Function in Excel

An Excel Function is a predefined formula that executes the actions like calculating values in a precise order. The common functions of Excel are AGGREGATE, AVERAGE, COUNT, INDEX, ROUND, SUM etc. In this blog, we are going to see all the Excel Functions one by one in depth. Also, you will learn the different parts of a function and how to...
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How to use AND Function in Excel

An Excel Function is a predefined formula that executes the actions like calculating values in a precise order. The common functions of Excel are AGGREGATE, AVERAGE, COUNT, INDEX, ROUND, SUM etc. In this blog, we are going to see all the Excel Functions one by one in depth. Also, you will learn the different parts of a function and how to...
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Delete Duplicate in Excel or Remove Duplicate in Excel

How to Delete Duplicate in Excel or find and remove duplicate? Find duplicates for one or more fields, such as a Name or City field, with the same data and want to limit the records to unique data for some fields. When you remove duplicate values, only the values in the range of cells or...
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How To Lock Cells in Excel | Unprotect Excel

Most of the times when you’ve worked on a Data set and you share your Spreadsheet with anyone you don’t want the Cells to change or shift. To avoid Modifications, MS Excel 2016 and its earlier versions lets you lock cells in MS Excel. You can lock Cells in Excel or Lock Specified Cells in...
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Separate Content of One Excel Cells into Separate Columns

Do you know what Text to Columns is feeling right now? It is feeling sad and unappreciated. It is because it gets less credit than it actually deserves. Text to Columns in Excel is one of the most wonderful features in Excel. Here in this tutorial, you’ll learn about the various things you can do...
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How to Transpose Excel Columns to Rows | Paste Special Method

‘Paste Special Transpose’ option can be used to switch between Rows to Columns or Vice Versa. In case, if you don’t wish to Paste Special then you can even use the Transpose Function. While you make the selection of the Data, you select the range of the Data that you wish to re-arrange. This includes...
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How to create sparklines in Excel

Sparklines in Excel Imagine you have result sheet for your students over the last 5 years and want to create a chart in Excel, which takes time. In that case, you are thinking if only there were some small mini-charts in a single cell. Well here is the solution. Ever had a worksheet of data...
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AutoSum in Excel with Shortcut

AutoSum in Excel will help you to SUM a Column or the Row which has Numbers. AutoSum in Excel is a Perfect example which shows how Excel loves doing Math. To AutoSum, make a selection of the Cell next to the Number that you wish to SUM. In the Home Tab, go to AutoSum, in...
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OFFSET Function in Excel

OFFSET Function in Excel: Most Useful Built-in-Functions in Excel. It returns a range given to the no. of Rows and Columns. The User gives the Row, Column and Reference to a range and wherever the Row and Columns meet, the Offset Formula in Excel will give the Output based on that. What is an OFFSET...
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Strikethrough in Excel & Word | Strikethrough Shortcut

Strikethrough in Excel & Word helps to delete it (Strikethrough Shortcut in Excel). Example sometimes, while creating a document we don’t need a few text we can just delete it. But when we want to show the unwanted text we used Strikethrough text option. This option will let the text remain where it is. But...
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INDIRECT Function with SUM, MAX, MIN & Independent Cell Value

What is an INDIRECT Function? The INDIRECT Function in Excel helps you to return a reference to a range. Even when you insert Rows or Columns in a Worksheet the reference you created won’t change. This will help you to create a reference from letters and numbers in other cells. How INDIRECT Function Works with an...
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Pivot Table Slicers In Excel

Slicers in Excel are often termed as Visual Filters. With Pivot table Slicers in Excel, you can filter Pivot Tables. Besides, Report Filter can also be used to do the same task. Slicers were first introduced in Pivot Tables in Excel 2010 for Windows. And it came in Excel for Mac in 2016. Slicers in Excel...
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How to Wrap Text in Excel Automatically and Manually

Wrap Text is most known function of excel. There are times when there is difficulty to adjust long texts within an excel cell. When you’ve much text piled up and it should be present in the spreadsheets. Or if you have failed to fit your text in an Excel Cell. Excel Wrap Text option will...
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How to Hide/Unhide Column in Excel

In this blog, you can learn about Hide & Unhide columns in Excel There are Columns in Excel where you perform Data Analysis or Calculations. Ideally, you’ll hide these Columns before showing your sheet to anyone. The Complication comes when you can’t unhide Columns in Excel. Or maybe when you forget how to Unhide Columns...
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Highlight row based on cell value

Imagine that when you are looking at a large list of numerical data, it’s useful to find largest and smallest value. Sometimes you need to find if a value is larger than a specific number. At times, the cell will be another color if the expected value is higher than a specific number. In a...
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Learn how to remove blank cells in Excel

How to remove blank cells in Excel? confused? Data doesn’t always import or paste into Excel as nicely as you want. Sometimes, all the information is there, but extra blanks and spaces are carried along with the data cells. Think that if you work with a large data set in an Excel Workbook or Excel...
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How to Group Numbers, Dates & Text in Pivot table in Excel

Now will talk about the Grouping Data features of the pivot table. This technique of grouping numbers, dates and text are not similar to a grouping of data by using data tab. This is something different. I am assuming that you must be knowing how to create pivot table in excel if you are not aware...
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5 Powerful Tricks to Format cells in Excel

In this article, you will learn 5 Excel tricks on how to format cells in Excel. Applying these
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Insert a Picture into a Cell in Excel

Learn how to insert a Picture into a Cell in Excel? Supposedly, you wish to fit in the logos of the Companies in your Excel Sheet. How are you going to do this? You need to know, how to insert a Picture into a Cell in Excel. To show pictures in the adjacent Cell or...
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What is ISFORMULA Function and FORMULATEXT Function

In our tutorial today, we will be looking at some new functions in Excel 2013, these are ISFORMULA and FORMULATEXT Functions. Let’s take them one after the other. The ISFORMULA Function Gone are the days when it is difficult to identify cells that contain formulas. Some time ago, we have to create a user-defined function...
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How to Use SUBSTITUTE Function

Let’s first grasp what a Substitute Function is and when to use it. Before we figure out how to use the SUBSTITUTE function. What is a Substitute function? A Substitute is a person or a thing acting or serving in place of another. Substitute function replaces/swaps a set of characters with another in a text string. For...
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Quartile Function in Excel

Summary: The Quartile Function in Excel helps to return the quartile of a data set in Excel. Going further in this tutorial, you’ll see how to find Quartile using Excel. You’ll observe that the Quartiles are several times used in sales and also while inspecting the sample data. The Quartile Function in Excel will support you...
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How to use the Excel PERCENTILE function

Excel PERCENTILE Function: Summary  The Percentile Function in Excel will return the k-th percentile of values in a range. This implies that the value below the k% of the data values fall, while using the Percentile Function. This is for a Supplied range of values also for the supplied k. The Percentile Function in Excel...
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Insert or Type degree symbol in Excel with Autocorrect Feature

How to use the Autocorrect Feature to Insert or Type degree symbol in Excel?  Well, this one is Enthralling and my all-time favorite. Using autocorrect Feature in Excel to type degree symbol. This enables you in assigning a Code to the Degree Symbol. Well, let’s consider ABEFIJ. If ever you’ll insert or type ABEFIJ in...
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Insert Symbol Dialog Box to Insert or Type degree symbol in Excel

How to use the Insert Symbol Dialog Box to Insert or Type degree symbol in Excel? Another vital step which can be used to get the degree symbol in a cell in Excel is to use the Insert Symbol Dialog Box. Let’s consider the following steps to insert the degree symbol in Excel with the...
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CHAR Formula to Insert or Type degree symbol in Excel

How to use the CHAR Formula to Insert or Type degree symbol in Excel? You can even call this one as learning, how to type degree symbol on a laptop without the number pad. By using =CHAR(176) to obtain the Degree symbol in a cell in Excel. For doing this, you must: Input or Enter...
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How to type degree symbol in Excel using Keyboard Shortcut

What if you’re working on a Temperature Data? Here, you must learn how to use the degree symbol in the Excel data to show the numbers in Celsius and Fahrenheit. For this, one of the most important things is to use the degree symbol in data to show numbers in Celsius and Fahrenheit. So, what...
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Freeze Row & Column in Excel

Freezing rows and columns in Microsoft excel is one of the most used and useful tool while working on large data and while working with the dashboard. To freeze header row, freeze multiple rows, unfreeze panes, freeze multiple columns, etc. we need to go through the following tutorial. HOW TO FREEZE ROW IN EXCEL? You...
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Reference Styles | How to Use R1C1 Reference Styles

Every Excel Spreadsheet contains rows and columns. Most of the time, columns are known and represented by letters (A, B, C), and rows are known by numbers (1, 2, 3). While you’re in Excel, this is often called the A1 reference vogue. However, some are in favor to use a unique methodology where the columns are known by numbers. “This is termed as the R1C1 reference style.” Considering the case below, the image on the...
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How to use the Histogram in Excel (Step By Step Guide)

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Excel Security | How to lock cells in excel

How to Keep my excel secured? Excel Security To lock cells How to lock cells in excel? while Maintaining the integrity of an excel file that has to be shared with peers is a challenging job? Earlier versions of MS excel had a password feature but they were widely criticized because they were pretty easy...
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How to make original Good-looking Presentation slides

Guide to make original Good-looking Presentation slides. Today, if you want to succeed in your corporate job, you must know how to impress the ‘higher-ups‘ of your organization using your presentation slides.
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How to Use Excel VLOOKUP Formula

What is Excel VLOOKUP & How to Use? Excel VLOOKUP is an Excel function to lookup and retrieve data from a specific column in table. VLOOKUP supports approximate and exact matching. The “V” stands for “vertical”. Lookup values must appear in the first column of the table, with lookup columns to the right. you will...
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What-if Analysis using Excel Dashboard, Indirect Function & more

In this topic, I will try to cover the features of what-if Analysis. It is a tool that allows you to try to different formulas. If you apply what-if analysis you will notice changing the values in cells and how those changes will affect the outcome of the formulas in your spreadsheet. Before we start...
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INDEX Formula in Excel

Excel Index Formula is probably one of the most favorite Excel Formulae of many. In my previous post, I had mentioned about my favorite Excel formula. And it was not INDEX(). In my excel training sessions, when I happen to ask my participants about their favorite Excel formula, I am not surprised to hear the answer...
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Create Magnifier Glass Effect in Powerpoint Picture

I frequently visit “Investor Relations” section of numerous companies. On one such occasion, I stumbled upon an Investor PowerPoint Presentation of a Global Auto major (BMW Jan 2014). I was mesmerized by the look of a Powerpoint picture in certain slides and started exploring techniques on how to highlight in powerpoint slides. The following picture...
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Drag and Drop: 5 Simple MS Excel Shortcuts that really Work

Working on your Excel spreadsheets can be much faster than you think if you use this 5 Simple drag and drop MS Excel Shortcuts: 1. MS Excel Shortcut for Copying and Moving: Excel has a unique feature hidden somewhere in the “Paste Special” column which many people don’t know about. Values can be added, subtracted,...
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PowerPoint Tips on converting text to graphics using Smartart

MS Word & PowerPoint Tips on how to convert a simple ordered or unordered List like converting text to graphics. Microsoft Word & PowerPoint has built-in shapes and designs in SmartArt Tool which can be used directly; while preparing project report or presentation you may need to design some charts, lists, graphs, shapes etc. In order to...
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Create report in excel using Pivot Table Techniques

Create report in excel using a pivot table for sales data analysis is an important aspect of any business. Unless you are able to measure and analyze data, how can you improve your performance? It’s true that improving performance is a whole new story, but unless your data measurement isn’t accurate, you can never hope...
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