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# Blog

## Power Query: Replace to Relocate – Simpler than Brexit

7 June 2017

Whilst I was creating data to use for my training and blogs on Power Query, I spent time manipulating my data in a Microsoft Access database. It is however possible to do much of this transforming in Power Query and today I will look at a simple example.

## A to Z of Excel Functions: The CHISQ.DIST.RT Function

5 June 2017

In probability theory and statistics, the chi-squared distribution (also chi-square or ?2-distribution) with k degrees of freedom is the distribution of a sum of the squares of k independent standard normal random variables.

## Come on, Make My Spreadsheet, Come on!

2 June 2017

On one of our very focused weekdays, one us stumbled on this nifty parody of Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" about Excel by Clint Tuttle...

## Power Query: Less Aggravating Aggregating

31 May 2017

Today I look at combining data from tables in Excel worksheets in other workbooks (again), with less steps thanks to the recent Combining Files improvements.

## Monday Morning Mulling: May Challenge

29 May 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 with your preferred solution.

## Final Friday Fix: May Challenge

26 May 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 only!

## A to Z of Excel Functions: The CHISQ.DIST Function

22 May 2017

In probability theory and statistics, the chi-squared distribution (also chi-square or ?2-distribution) with k degrees of freedom is the distribution of a sum of the squares of k independent standard normal random variables.

## VBA Blogs: Speeding up the Pace of Running Your Macros

19 May 2017

Macros can run pretty slowly when you start working with large files. There are a couple of tricks to improve the speed that your macro runs, relating to a) calculation time, and b) screen updates.

## Power Query: Group and Conquer

17 May 2017

Grouping in Power Query is not intended to replace the excellent tools available in Excel spreadsheets to group and summarise data. Power Query’s talent is its ability to manipulate very large data sets, and it can be useful to group data before uploading to an Excel spreadsheet so that there are less rows to deal with...

## A to Z of Excel Functions: The CHIINV Function

15 May 2017

In probability theory and statistics, the chi-squared distribution (also chi-square or ?2-distribution) with k degrees of freedom is the distribution of a sum of the squares of k independent standard normal random variables.