Posts filed under Power Query

Extracting Multiple Tables From A Power Query Combine Folder Source

Video by: Reid Havens

One of the amazing data connectors in Power Query is the ability to combine files from a folder. However, what happens when those files each contain multiple tables you'd want to combine? This video covers a simple technique to extract multiple tables from each file, using the folder combine data connector.

Posted on December 4, 2018 and filed under Intermediate, Power BI, Power Query.

P3: Power Query (M)agic Part 3: Divide & Conquer

Article by: Reid Havens

Welcome back P3 Nation! By now we’re in full swing with this Power Query (M)agic series, three posts and counting! You’re now knowledgeable enough about Power Query (if you read Part One and Part Two, anyway) that I want to throw some cool techniques at you involving M code. The time has come to take off the metaphorical training wheels, dive into the deep end, leave the nest, take a leap of faith (boy does this guy love idioms…), because frankly you are READY FOR IT“I know it, you know it, everyone knows it.”

Posted on November 9, 2017 and filed under Power Query, Intermediate, PowerPivotPro.

P3: Power Query (M)agic Part 2: Organizing Your Queries

Article by: Reid Havens

Welcome back P3 Nation for Part 2 of our Power Query (M)agic series! Today I’ll be addressing an issue many of us have experienced, what to do with the LAUNDRY LIST of PQ queries you have. Since it feels really awkward to say Power Query Queries…for the rest of this post they will be simply called queries, keeping it simple folks! Any respectable data model often ends up with a plethora of queries. The more queries you have, the harder it is to navigate or find the one you want. This is where today’s solution comes in! 

Posted on July 27, 2017 and filed under Power Query, Beginner, PowerPivotPro.