Using Merge statements? Alex shows you how that can break the fold in Power Query! He's got you covered though and shows you a different way to approach it to make folding work! Using the UI! Alex Powers: https://twitter.com/notaboutthecell https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexmpowers/ https://itsnotaboutthecell.com/
Using Excel? Of course, you are! How can you take advantage of Power BI? Adam shows you the different ways you can leverage Excel with Power BI to get the most out of it!
You probably know that you can concatenate strings in Power Query. Not big news there. But do you know how to change the order of how things are concatenated? Patrick shows you how!
STOP defaulting to exporting your Power BI data to Excel! Adam shows you options you can use within Power BI to still work with your data in Excel if that's what you are comfortable with.
We thought everyone knew about this Power Query capability! At the Power Platform Conference, we found that many did not. Well, we want to help make sure everyone is aware so that you can reuse your awesome Power Query work in Power BI or Excel!
Column From Examples, in Power Query, keeps blowing our mind! Patrick shows you an example where he wanted to extract some data. Will Column From Examples work? Of course, it will! Check this out! Add a column from examples in Power BI Desktop https://docs.microsoft.com/power-bi/create-reports/desktop-add-column-from-example
Can Patrick handle the challenge that Alex Powers presented to him? Can he actually complete the challenges of the Power Query 30-day Query Folding challenge? Let's find out... These are great for both Power BI and Microsoft Excel! 30 Day Challenge - Query Folding https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9sV3hIn8VTY&list=PLKW7XPyNDgRCorKNS1bfZoAO3YSIAVz3N Day 1 Challenge - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KZqZsCy5DaY&list=PLKW7XPyNDgRCorKNS1bfZoAO3YSIAVz3N&index=4 GitHub Repo: https://github.com/itsnotaboutthecell/powerquerym/tree/master/%2330DQUERY Query Folding [...]
Lots of people use Excel and love it! But what about Power BI? Why not use both together? Patrick looks at how Excel users can take advantage of Power BI and may just start using that! Start in Excel to connect to Power BI datasets https://docs.microsoft.com/power-bi/collaborate-share/service-connect-excel-power-bi-datasets
You need a connector to work with data in Power Query for Power BI or Excel. But what is a connector? Adam explains what these are and how to find out what's available. Power Query Connectors: https://docs.microsoft.com/power-query/connectors/ Power BI data sources: https://docs.microsoft.com/power-bi/connect-data/power-bi-data-sources Import vs DirectQuery vs Live video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ip7mKUdwRg Power Query Custom Connectors: https://docs.microsoft.com/power-query/startingtodevelopcustomconnectors CDATA [...]
Not a coder? Don't understand Power Query M syntax? Power Query can be fun, but can also turn complicated. Learning Power Query can make Power BI and Excel very rewarding. Adam has some resources to get you started in your journey. Concept: Roche's Maxim https://ssbipolar.com/2021/05/31/roches-maxim/ Beginning the journey: Power BI Learn (Free) https://docs.microsoft.com/learn/powerplatform/power-bi Course: Power [...]