Power BI: The Real FAQ
Power BI: The Real FAQ
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Power BI: The Real FAQ

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Last updated on 2016-06-11

About the Book

Power BI Desktop is Microsoft's latest offering to the data science community. It bundles three tools in a user friendly interface: power query, power pivot and power view. Learning to work with Power BI Desktop might look like a daunting task, but with this hands-on guide you will be up and running in no time. Gather data everywhere, combine them in one single model, then create powerful visualisations that will stun your audience.

About the Author

Peter Doomen
Peter Doomen

Peter is a full-time enterprise architect at SD Worx, a leading HR company, and vice president of the Belgian Chapter of the Association of Enterprise Architects.

In his spare time, he is a wine taster and member of the National Committee of the Flemish Wine Guild (Vlaamse Wijngilde). He is also Editor-in-Chief of Ken Wijn-magazine, the largest Flemish wine magazine, and 2013 National Champagne Ambassador.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
    • A note on tips
    • A note on the progress of this book
  • Overview of Microsoft Power BI
    • Slicers to the rescue?
    • A note about data formatting
  • The real FAQ
    • How to manipulate data when importing?
    • How to create a stacked column graph?
    • How to export the data of a page to excel?
    • How to convert a code legend to readable text?
    • How to work with slicers the excel way?
    • How to create calculated data?

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