Why Using Variables Is A Better Way To Write DAX Measures – Power BI Admin Advice

In this tutorial I run through an advanced formula and how I have used variables effectively to simplify the readability of the entire function.

I talk through why and when I decide to use variables extensively versus measure branching techniques.

In the example I’m working through the logic I included in a recent member-only event focused on project management analysis in Power BI.

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Excel Formula to Reverse First & Last Name. Better Than Power Query & Flash Fill? – EMT 1581

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Learn how to use a formula to Extract First & Last Name with Excel Formula from Last, First. Learn how a formula can be better than Flash Fill or Power Query. Learn about the Excel Worksheet Formulas: REPLACE, SEARCH, LEFT, LEN and RIGHT.
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Differences between a Power BI Apps and Workspaces

In today’s video I am going to show you the difference between Power Bi Apps and workspaces and what do I use them for.
I also explain why I think that workspaces are too messy for the business user or data consumer.

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Create A Gantt Chart In Power BI With A Matrix Visual

In this tutorial, I will work through how you can create a Gantt Chart in Power BI using the matrix visual.

This is a very unique way in Power BI to create a visualization which represents time related information.

We work through how to create the right data model. The advanced DAX formula combination and also how to use conditional formatting inside the matrix visual.

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How To Use Iterating Functions To Solve Total Issues In Power BI – DAX Concepts

In this example I will show you how to solve issues with your total results by using simple iterating functions like SUMX in Power BI.

This is a very good review of how context works in Power BI. This is such a key concept to master when utilizing DAX formulas.

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Power Query – Group Suppliers, Join with Line Feed From Multiple Text Files – Excel Magic Trick 1580

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In this video we create a Material Supplier Report with All Suppliers Listed in Single Cell With Line Feed. We use a combination of Power Query Built-in featured like Group By and Merge Columns, and then we edit the M Code and use the Power Query Functions: Table.AddIndexColumn, Combiner.CombineTextByEachDelimiter, List.Transform, Text.From and Text.Combine. We also learn about a Line Feed in Power Query (Line Feed in M Code): #(lf) and how to use multiple delimiters in list syntax when merging or joining columns in Power Query.

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Unique Invoice / Vendor List with Items Listed Horizontally – Excel Dynamic Array Formula- EMT 1575
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Array Formula – List All Suppliers by Material in Single Cell with Line Feed, Excel Magic Trick 1579

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In this video we create a Material Supplier Report with All Suppliers Listed in Single Cell With Line Feed. First we joining three columns with Supplier Data, Then create a Running Count for each Material, then use the Office 365 Dynamic Array Functions UNIQUE & FILTER to create the report. Also see the Functions: COUNTIFS, TEXTJOIN, and CHAR.

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Count, Join then Lookup Suppliers & List in Single Cell With Line Feed, Excel Magic Trick 1579
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Power Query M Code Group By Formula to Transform Invoice Table – Excel Magic Trick 1576

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Quickly change data types with M language in Power Query

In today’s video, I am going to show you how to quickly change data types with M language in Power Query. #curbal #powerbi #powerquery

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Excel PivotTable Keyboard? Keyboard for PivotTable –Excel Magic Trick 1578

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In this video learn how to use a keyboard top create a PivotTable on the current Sheet.

PivotTable Keyboard = Alt, N, V
In Excel 2013 to 2007 Keyboard = Alt, N, V, T

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Using The Performance Analyzer In Power BI – Model Optimization Tips

In this tutorail we are going to review the new Performance Analyzer feature in Power BI.

We will first review how it works and some of it’s functionality, then I will run through a few optimization ideas for your reports and formulas that should improve performance.

This is a fantastic new addition to Power BI, that will help if your models and calculations are running slow.

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