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Collect, Combine, and Transform Data Using Power Query in Excel and Power BI, First Edition by Gil Raviv

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CHAPTER 1Introduction to Power Query

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Satya Nadella

IN THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL

  • Get an introduction to Power Query and learn how it was started

  • Learn the main components of Power Query and the Power Query Editor

  • Explore the tool and prepare sample data for analysis

In this book you will learn how to harness the capabilities of Power Query to resolve your data challenges and, in the process, save up to 80% of your data preparation time. This chapter begins with a formal introduction. Power Query deserves it. You see, as you are reading ...

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