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Power Query - Time for Refreshments

1 March 2017

Welcome to our new Power Query blog. So far I have shown that a variety of data can be extracted and loaded into queries and worksheets. Today I look at how to keep that data current by triggering automatic refreshes.


In the Black

28 February 2017

We have finally been mentioned on an issue of InTheBlack!


Monday Morning Mulling: February Challenge

27 February 2017

On the final Friday of each month, set an Excel for you to puzzle over for the weekend. On the Monday, we publish one suggested solution. No-one is stating this is the best approach, it’s just the one we selected. If you don’t like it, lump it – or contact us...


Final Friday Fix: February Challenge

24 February 2017

On the final Friday of each month, we’re going to set Excel for you to puzzle over so that you can get your “Excel fix”. Challenge your office colleagues to see who can solve the puzzle quickest. There’s no prizes at this stage, you’re playing for bragging rights...


Power Query – a World (Wide Web) of Possibilities

22 February 2017

Welcome to our new Power Query blog. I have already shown how to extract and transform data from CSV files, folders and Access database tables. Today, I look at a potentially huge source of data – extracting data from the web…


A to Z of Excel Functions: the BITLSHIFT Function

20 February 2017

Welcome back to our regular A to Z of Excel Functions blog. Today we look at the BITLSHIFT function.


Cleaning Up Recorded Macros

17 February 2017

We’re going to finish off discussion on recording macros by teaching you to clean them up and make them look more professional.


Power Query - Two (Queries) Become One

15 February 2017

Welcome to our new Power Query blog. I have previously shown how to extract a database table and load it into the Excel data model. Today I create a query for a second table and show how queries can be merged.


A to Z of Excel Functions: the BITAND Function

13 February 2017

Now this is more like it. Finally, we get to functions used all of the time by your typical Excel user. Not.


Adapting recorded macros – Range Names

10 February 2017

Last week, we talked about recording macros to let you repeat and automate sets of commands. Today, we’re going to look at how you can adapt those recorded macros, without relying on specific cell references.


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