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Slicer or Data Validation list

This note documents a somewhat creative – and I suspect an unintended – way of using a slicer. A slicer is a control element introduced with Excel 2010. It is a large easy-to-use control to filter the results of one PivotTable or even multiple PivotTables. I like the UI look-and-feel of a Slicer and decided [...]

Winning Designs

A contest judged by a group from mrexcel.com and Microsoft focused on visualizing data in Excel with PowerPivot where the data came from the Azure cloud data service. The details are at http://www.mrexcel.com/Challenge2011/challenge_52011.html. I won one of the 2 prizes based on my three contest submissions (http://www.mrexcel.com/Challenge2011/challenge_52011_win.html). This post summarizes the three entries. My plan [...]

PowerPivot – Part 4 of 4: A geographic visual display of 18 million US Census records

For a version in a page by itself (i.e., not in a scrollable iframe as below) visit http://www.tushar-mehta.com/publish_train/xl_vba_cases/powerpivot_conditional_shape_color.shtml