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You can see a summary of all of our published dates to the end of 2023 in concise form in a single PDF, now printable on one single (albeit two-sided) page. As always, if you can't see the dates you want please ask us and we may consider adding other dates (or you could always consider arranging your own tailored course, either online or at your venue).
Struggling with having too many tabs open in your web browser? If you use Edge you can now enable a facility to split your sceeen, allowing you to show two websites side by side (you can even change the amount of screen real estate given over to each side).
A client (thanks, David) suggested I include a newsletter article explaining how to use the often-overlooked single-cell sparklines in Excel. I presumed I'd done this previously, but a search through our records shows that this isn't the case: so here is how to create, format and use sparklines in Excel!
February's Power BI Desktop update introduced (among other things) a new way of editing relationships (although this is still officially in preview); conditional formatting based on hard-coded string values; better control over page navigators and text boxes; some new accessbility themes; and two DAX functions for linear regression.
Semi-colons are tricky things; most people avoid them. Apostrophes' use is declining too. What the world needs is the Oatmeal's entertaining cartoon style guide to good grammar and punctuation!
Dilbert has been dropped from most newspapers, but the excellent XKCD site remains a great alternative source of cartoons. If you're not sure of the science or humour in any particular cartoon, did you know that you can check out the Explain XKCD Wiki for help?
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