Category Archives: Power Query

DO NOT copy paste data from browser. Use Power Query.

This is a common activity. Go to a browser page, find some tabular data or report and copy-paste it into Excel. Now you waste a lot of time cleaning up the unwanted things which also got pasted.
If you have Excel 2010 or above (Professional Plus or Office 365 edition),
you have a miraculously simple method available now : Power Query

stop copy pasting from browser - by Dr. Nitin Paranjape

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Bad Data to Good Data: Fill gaps using Power Query

This is a continuation of a series on how to convert badly formatted data into an easy to analyze – tabular format. In this article, we are talking about data which has gaps and how to fill gaps efficiently. This is a new approach available using Power Query – it is fast and effective. Have a look and save hours of your precious time.

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Marketing: Twitter Analytics using Excel

In an earlier article, we discussed how to analyze FaceBook posts using Excel. Now let us see how Twitter data can be analyzed. This article explains how to analyze your own twitter handle data. Usage Scenarios: Product specific handles, Corporate handles, brand launches, events, live seminars, customer feedback and so on.

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WhatsApp Group Chat Analytics using Excel and Power Query

Well, while we are on the topic of WhatsApp Group Chat Analytics , data cleaning and analytics, here is another interesting article. In fact, this article also falls under the category of “What did I Learn Today?”.

Like many of you, I am also a part of many WhatsApp groups. I wanted to check how the chat transcript can be analyzed. Here is the process I followed using Power Query and Excel.

WhatsApp Group Chat Analytics
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