Category Archives: Microsoft Excel 2013

XLPublish Is Here !!!

Today Personal Logic Associates Inc. is proud to ship XLPublish – our new Add-in for Excel that makes publishing your Excel data in Power BI Easy, Reliable and Repeatable. With XLPublish you can make your current Excel Ranges, Tables, Pivot … Continue reading

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How To Really Publish Excel Data To Power BI … Part III

OK .. Let’s¬†go … Part III … !! In this post I will try to explain how (and especially how not) to get your Excel data into Power BI Desktop in a way that will allow you to schedule refreshes … Continue reading

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How To Really Publish Excel Data To Power BI

OK .. I’m going to try to make this as short as I possibly can. I am sick of docs that do not explain to people how to REALLY accomplish something ūüė¶  … I want this to be different but … Continue reading

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Tech Support Call From 1985

I received THIS request for tech support YESTERDAY … Hi Dick, Would you please tell me what a Code A is and how we fix it. When we try to add soy loads to one of the years we get … Continue reading

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This post is about the Windows 10 Start Menu Corruption BS ….

I am going to talk about something that most users of Windows 10 have not run into yet, so most will probably be inclined to just write this post off as irrelevant to them .. Just wait !! This post … Continue reading

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My Rules For Solution Engagements …

I’m baaaack … again … I have decided that I just cannot not blog … I have too many thoughts and I sure would hate to see all the knowledge I have accumulated disappear with me into retirement someday (or … Continue reading

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My Thoughts On Excel TV

Earlier this week I appeared on the Excel TV broadcast with Rick Grantham, Jordan Goldmeier and Oz du Soleil … ¬†It was great fun for sure and I hope it was somewhat valuable to the broad Excel community (and even … Continue reading

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Changes In Procurement Practices Are The Death Of Us All …

Just replied to someone on LinkedIn in a ¬†conversation about Access work getting really thin lately … ¬†Thought my response might be a good blog .. (additions in blue) .. Jeff asked …”Has the market shifted to hiring contract programmers? … Continue reading

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Windows 10 – To Infinity and Beyond !!!

As I discussed here earlier the following has been officially announced by the MSM: http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-32658340 There are all kinds of implications of this – and one of them is NOT the death of Windows … quite the contrary. ¬†Even if … Continue reading

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Microsoft Excel And Azure RemoteApps … How About A Full-Featured Version Of Excel On Every Device?

I recently posted here about the opportunities for Access Developers in the Azure RemoteApps technology. ¬†I know that it will cost your clients a bit more than the free ride they have been on with Access (some of them for … Continue reading

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