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Excel 2010 PowerPivot: How do I 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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'Count Distinct' and Min(date) in the same pivot table?

Is there a way to have in the same pivot table two value columns, one of which uses Count Distinct and the other uses Min(date)? It seems that to have Count Distinct as an option I need to select "...
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Calculate % of filtered values from all values in Excel Pivot Table

I have this pivot table that currently shows how many students failed in a particular subject in a particular academic year. That is, it is now filtered by Pass_Status Fail(which can be either Pass or ...
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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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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: http://cwebbbi.wordpress.com/2013/03/01/importing-data-from-multiple-log-files-using-data-...
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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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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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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 to overwrite measures at a line level in PowerPivot

I have two tables, each of the same dimension and same level of granularity; Date, Site, Campaign, Ad Group, Keyword are the columns, with spend as the single measure. What I am wanting to do is ...
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Changing the Workbook Connection String in PowerPivot

I recently had to move a PowerPivot report from one terminal server to another. I was able to get the PowerPivot Data Connections up and running without much trouble. When I click Test Connection, it ...
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I do not know how to install Npgsql version 3.0.3

I want to install Power Pivot and Power Qwery in Excel for Postgresql. I installed Visual Studio and I installed Npgsql in Visual Studio PM (Package Manager Console). I can see, in Power Qwery ...
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How to create a 100% stacked column chart if I have total

I'm trying to create a 100% stacked column chart using Excel 2013 Pivot Table to show what % of Column A is of a Total Column B. However the 100% stack column chart doesn't seem to work if I have a ...
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Excel 2013 Workbook Size Optimizer not working

I have a large PowerPivot/PowerView workbook that needs to be cleaned up. Microsoft offers a free tool called the Workbook Size Optimizer for situations like this, but I have not been successful in ...
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Powerpivot install fails

My machine runs windows 7 professional (64bit) and I use MS office 2010 professional 32 bit. I'm attempting to (re)install the powerpivot plugin but i get an error stating "installation of ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How do you group by week in Excel PowerPivot?

Say you have a simple sales table in PowerPivot. What's the easiest way to allow the data to be grouped by week in a PowerPivot pivot table? I know excel's basic pivot tables have a group feature, ...
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Powerpivot - Flag whether row value in one column exists in another

All I need to do is create a calculated column that flags whether or not the row value in one column exists anywhere in another column within the same table. id | Code 1 | Code 2 | ...
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Combine data from two seperate tables in Power Pivot without using a join based on concatenated key

I have two separate data sources with effectively the same columns Date Vendor Campaign Ad group Keyword Impressions Spend What I am trying to do is stitch the data together in a fact table in ...
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defining a measure of unique value counts

How do I define a measure in a data model (withing the PowerPivot feature) with a formula that needs to get a unique count of values. For example, something like this: reset_rate := UNIQUECOUNT([...
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Change pivot table layout into “more columns”

When I create a pivot table in excel 2010 my table looks like that: Any suggestions how to get this extra colume filled up with the names within a pivot table? Or do I need to use power pivot? How ...
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Setup powerpivot on a server?

I have a client that uses PowerPivot. They save the Power Pivot inside Excel files and have pivottable reports in the same Excel files. They feel that this puts to much strain on their computers. ...
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Microsoft Powerpivot button not working

Hoping someone can assist me with this strange Powerpivot issue; I have a single workbook which is not working with Powerpivot. It has a substantial amount of VBA code (much of which is related to ...
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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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In a PivotChart filter, how do I select a just range in the column to display?

Help! I have created a pivot chart that shows 3 data series across iterations (time). All series are shown as 'running total in' base field: iterations. The series are: Total Hours Planned ...
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why powerpivot completly brokes if there is no values?

Can't understand simple thing about PowerPivot. Why this works: When this doesn't: I have just removed attribute "Earned" from "Values" group and PowerPivot completely brokes (in my opinion): ...
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Names of the PowerPivot tables do not update in PivotTable

I have imported an Excel table into PowerPivot and renamed the tab in the PowerPivot tab. However, when I create a PivotTable in the Excel sheet, I can only see "Table1", etc. instead of the name I ...
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POWER PIVOT formula to show previous day based on weekday

I have two columns called 1ST column Calendar Date: 16/02/2015 2nd Column Previous Day: Yes Formula I am currently using: if([calendar Date])=today-1,"YES","NO"). The 2nd column returns ...
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Converting traditional pivot table to data model based

When creating a pivot table, there is an option to add data to the data model. If a pivot table was originally created without this option enabled, is it possible to convert it to a data model backed ...
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Excel Conditional Formatting disappears unless smaller dataset in filter

Conditional Formatting on a Power Pivot (Excel 2016 32-bit) using a Color bar is working nicely when results are page filtered to a smaller subset. But when nothing is filtered, the CF disappears, so ...
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Excel function/Date Table - Defining week and period

Forgive me if this is a rookie question, however I'm kind of at a loss. I've been evaluating the PowerPivot tool for Excel, and one of the guides I came across with how to most effectively leverage it ...
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Loading data to power pivot via power query vs. directly to power pivot

If I'm fine with doing everything in PowerPivot, aside of future proofing in case I may want to edit queries in the future, are there any reasons to put Power Query buffer in between my data source (...
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Is there a way to hide the Field List in an Excel PowerPivot table so that no users can see it?

I've got a dashboard created via PowerPivot that, when the charts are selected, allows users to open the PowerPivot Field List, so they can see things like, for example, the email address of the ...
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How can I turn table column headers which hold dates into pivot table and be able to consolidate by fiscal year or quarter

I have a table that we use to standardize client company financial information. How can I manipulate this table so that I can easily use pivot tables and group the dates by Year or by Quarter? ...
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Variables from Multiple columns lookup to insert new column in Power Query or Power Pivot

Apologies for the layout from below but it is a sample with 4 columns. I need to insert the target from Table below in a new column, based on the Product (Quite a long list) together with the ...
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Excel PowerPivot m2m with time series

I have a dataset which I have simplified a bit for this post. From the image you can see that I have two data tables. They essentially list the estimated output from two 'facilities', and the actual (...
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Power Pivot for Excel - version 11 not Installing on Office Professional Plus 2010

I'm trying to upgrade the Power Pivot for Excel add-on from version 10 to version 11, but I keep getting the error that Microsoft Excel 2010 must be installed first. The laptop is running on Windows ...
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How to merge Excel PivotTable results with another sheet?

I have an Excel spreadsheet, where I have a PivotTable where the X is Location & Commodity. The Y is Fiscal Year. The cell data is a sum of Commodity cost. The PivotTable is being generated from ...
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Two-way data update with Excel PowerPivot tables (Office 2013)

Background: We have two excel workbooks: Data and Visual which we are using to track and visualize activities in our project. The Data file is organized like a database: each sheet is a table (which ...
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Create a box and whisker plot in Excel 2016

I asked this question on StackOverflow as well, but I realized that this site may be more likely to produce an answer. My question is: how to create a Box and Whisker plot in Excel 2016? I know that ...
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Powerpivot, Calculate(SUM()) with OR Statement?

I've trying to sum a column with multiple or condition, and I haven't been able to figure out how I could simply have multiple formulas like calculate(sum(), filter1)+calculate(sum(), filter2)+...