PowerPivot | Transforming data (Power Query) exercise | Split column to divide exchange rates and share prices

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Software ==> PowerPivot  (75 exercises)
Version ==> Excel 2013 and later
Topic ==> Transforming data (Power Query)  (7 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Subject ==> Power BI training
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In a new workbook, use Power Query to link to the workbook called Tables in the above folder, and choose the Exchange Rates table.

Tell Power Query you want to use the first row as column headers to get:

Exchange rates

We'll split the first column into two.


Split the first column and then rename and remove columns to get the following table, then load this data into Excel:

Final split rates

The final table.

Too easy?  Create a similar query for the Share Prices table in the Tables workbook, to load this into Excel:

Table of investments

The final table will split each investment into the name and the code.

Save this workbook as Splitting Columns, then close it down. 

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