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Powerpivot: how do I avoid measures from computing until I'm done entering multiple measures?

With Powerpivot, I have many measures (>25) to enter in a dataset that has millions of entries. When entering the DAX expressions for the measures, each time I enter one, Powerpivot takes a long time ...
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PowerPivot install cannot activate add-in

I am having problems activating PowerPivot on my colleagues' computer. While I have been able to activate successfully, 3 of my colleagues are having problems even though our hardware and software ...
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Powerpivot; Get a datadump from SQL vs creating a data model in excel

I have a SQL table that includes sales and lead data along with detailed account information, and I have another table that just includes detailed account information. My question is whether it is ...
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Excel 2010 PowerPivot: How do I avoid apostrophes being displayed as ’?

When I import a text file to PowerPivot containing apostrophes, they are automatically converted to ’. I've been manually correcting the few that I find in the PowerPivot window, however when I do ...
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How can I publish excel workbook with data populated using PowerQuery to SharePoint or website and have the data refresh on the site?

I have an Excel Workbook that gets data from an API using PowerQuery, to populate the tables. There are also filters and slicers in the workbook. Is it possible to publish this workbook to ...
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Power Pivot - Average time per item

I'm trying to calculate on average, how long it takes to make each item. Here is the data table: Date Item Quantity Operator 01/01/2014 Item1 3 John 01/01/2014 Item2 5 ...
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Why some columns (fields) dissapear when I import a Power Query connection into PowerPivot on Excel 2010?

I have a Power Query connection set up in Excel 2010 that is NOT loaded into a worksheet (messy) or a data model (only for Excel 2013). Upon entering PowerPivot, I go to 'Existing Connections' and ...
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With PowerPivots, find items that appear *only* in one category

With PowerPivot, how do I find items only in one category? Here's an example: item category number obera f6 7 artois f7 2 obera f7 3 ella f6 9 If ...
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In Excel PivotTables, how do I show items that occur in one category but not another?

Simplified version of my data: item category number apples fruit 7 orange fruit 2 tomato fruit 3 tomato vege 9 zuchini vege 2 tomato vege 17 ...
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MS Excel: Send Data from PowerView to PowerPivot

I have an Excel workbook with two sheets: a PowerView sheet and a PowerPivot sheet. They both show the same data; the PowerView sheet shows data at a high level, and the PowerPivot allows users to ...
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calculated column in pivot table from power pivot

From SQL server I have a query that gives me daily transaction numbers for few companies per day, something like DATE Company Total Tax year 2013-04-24 ABC 50 2013 ...
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Auto formatting new pivot rows to data bars

I have a pivot table that takes data from database and displays it as a data bars. Problem is, that the data is updated daily - every day new row is added so the pivot table is growing. Unfortunately ...
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Listing/grouping variables in PowerPivot table field list

I have data with 60+ variables and I would like to group the variables into different collapsible fields in a pivot table, similar to having different tables in the pivot field list - ie, instead of ...
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Excel 2013 PowerPivot add-in crashes Windows 7

Running into a serious problem with little help on solving the issue. Any time I try doing anything with DAX or sometimes just opening Excel application, Excel crashes and gives me the following ...
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Import from Folder data source missing from PowerPivot

If I look around on the Internet, I see people have the ability to import all files from a given folder: ...
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Does MSOLAP.5 automatically ship when the Power Pivot addin is installed

We have been getting the following error on some user's PCs when they are trying to connect to Analysis Services OLAP cubes: XML for Analysis parser: The restriction value provided by the ...
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Getting #NUM! for outer nests of IF statement division

I have some sales figures for which I have values in pounds, units, and dollars. From PowerPivot, I'm creating a pivot with Periods columns (Current Week, MTD, QTD, YTD) and sub-columns of "Measure" ...
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Why is my excel 2013 pivot table not sorting properly on % differnce

I have a pivot with the following: Categories running down the rows Columns with a count in for each category for each quarter last year, say number of jobs in each category for each quarter. When ...
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Data Source Credentials issue with Excel PowerPivot

I am using Excel 2010 with PowerPivot. I am trying to go to the Query Editor. When I click on Table Properties, I get a password prompt: The problem is that I don't know the password and when I ...
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Calculating Annualized Turnover in Excel PowerPivot

Can someone please help me formulate this as a Dax expression? This is an extension of the problem here: calculating-annualized-turnover-in-a-pivot-table-or-powerpivot In this version I need to ...
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PowerPivot Bar is grayed out

I'm trying to begin learning to use adding measures in PowerPivot but the PowerPivot Ribbon is pretty much all grayed out. Can you tell what I did wrong? How do I get the rest of the selections on the ...
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Calculating Annualized Turnover in a Pivot Table or PowerPivot

I'm trying to calculate employee turnover where the numerator is annualized only for the current incomplete year. The closest I have gotten is TER/HC as a calculated Field in a pivot table. This ...
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Display filtered PowerPivot table in Excel

Using a large PowerPivot table as my source, I'd like to create a table for an end-user report that displays a slice of the data. So if my PowerPivot table contains box office returns for movies in ...
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Powerpivot will not install

I am trying to install 64 bit Powerpivot on a 64 bit Excel 2010 platform on a Windows 7 64 bit machine. I get an error message saying Excel 2010 must be present first, even though it already is. ...
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Excel 2010 PowerPivot: How to show items with no data?

In standard Excel pivot tables, there is an option for fields that allow you to force display of all items even if there are no results for your current selection. Here's the option: However, using ...
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Merging data tables to form one master table

I have multiple sheets containing a table each which I want to merge to form a master table sheet. I also need this master sheet to be updated automatically incase we make any changes to the tables ...
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How to display non-hierarchical attributes on same row using Excel Powerpivot?

Using an Excel 2013 ProPlus PowerPivot pivot table, I have the following: (+ indicating a drill-down point) +Attribute-1 +Attribute-2 Attribute-3 Attribute-4 Below is what I would like to ...
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How to group count by week date in PowerPivot

I have a table of data in PowerPivot connected to a sharepoint list. Each row has a date that I need to group by week and count the rows in that week. Is there a DAX formula or other approach to ...
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PowerPivot for Excel 2010 not installing on Office 2010 Home And Business

I'm trying to install Microsoft PowerPivot on a machine with a full Office 2010 Home and Student installation, and I'm not able to get the installation to work properly. The COM library will not ...
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How should I share workbooks that use PowerPivot?

I've used powerpivot to make a super-awesome report. But now I need to share it with my co-workers, who do not use powerpivot. When I send someone a powerpivot report to users without powerpivot ...
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PowerPivot data feed error “Semicolon expected” during import

When importing data from an atom feed in PowerPivot, I get the following error: XML parsing failed at line 7, column 727: Semicolon expected. The feed currently only returns two entries, and ...
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How to convert and Excel formula to a PowerPivot formula?

I need to convert this Excel sheet formula to an PowerPivot formula: =IF(D3=0,"NA",B3/D3) B3 = F5 D3 = F13 Need to add the IF to this formula: =SUM('data'[F5]) / SUM('data'[F13]) How can I do ...
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PowerPivot - Your beta software has expired

I'm running the 32-bit version of Excel 2010 on Windows 7 64. I've downloaded the 32-bit version of PowerPivot from here however I get the following error: Now I can see what the error message is ...
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Excel PivotTable % of a specific value

My users have a hand built report showing tickets by time frame and their priorities. Priority Count 1 68 2 41 3 61 N/a ...
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How can you improve an Excel workbook that leverages PowerPivot

I have an Excel workbook that has 30 plus pivot tables and 10 plus slicers connected to PowerPivot. When we filter data based on these slicers the performance is sub par, 30 sec to 2 minutes. Is ...