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Data Wrangling With Power Query

Eugene Meidinger parses a complex report using Power Query:

Hmm, so it looks like I made a mistake. I hope my honesty won’t lose me any izzat, or ability to command respect. I think it’s important to see how people really learn and really solve problems. So, I’m including my screw ups in this post.

Apparently, I created a linked table and I can’t see how to edit the the Power Query portion for that. A linked table is a nice way to pull raw data from the Excel workbook. It’s great for reference tables, but doesn’t solve our problem.

Come for the data analysis, stay for the spelling bee.  This is part one of a two-parter, focusing on techniques to get the data in a digestible format; part two will do interesting things with the data.