I know that many of you are Excel junkies and I mean that in a very good way. You amaze me. Here’s some good news for you. Excel 2016 has just introduced a new feature that you’re going to like. It’s a vastly improved data importation tool.
It’s called Get & Transform
Pulling in data from other sources whether they be CSV’ files, data from inside a database, or even today data from a cloud application has never been very easy to do. This set of tools should make it a bit easier for you.
With Get & Transform in Excel 2016, you can search for data sources, make connections, and then shape that data (for example remove a column, change a data type, or merge tables) in ways that meet your needs. Once you’ve shaped your data, you can share your findings or use your query to create reports.
Here’s an excellent tutorial on how to get starting use it.
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