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Nevermind, thanks for your comment.
January 21, 2021 at 6:32 pm
I'm not in any way discounting Steve's experience. In your example, the largest failure is in the joke, not the failure itself.
I have to second Rick again. In your...
January 21, 2021 at 5:10 pm
I have to second what Rick said. We all have two eyes, two ears, and a brain, all of which work similarly. No ethnicity is different enough that we cannot...
January 21, 2021 at 2:47 pm
A spoof is something that works but appears to be something else, like a packet of data from a fake IP. A mock is something that appears to be something...
January 20, 2021 at 4:40 pm
Great article on one of my favorite subjects. I think you are right, one of the keys to business success is a focus on customer needs. I agree that this...
January 19, 2021 at 4:18 pm
Extremely well said. A little bit of failure is a learning experience, is it? Nonsense.
January 19, 2021 at 2:28 pm
Allowing failure: Steve and others use children learning as an analogy for this. That works very well because this is childish. When I am a member of your team, there...
January 19, 2021 at 2:25 pm
Sorry you are ailing, Grant. When making your point you used medical data, which is a complication above just normal business data, but the point is the same. I have...
January 11, 2021 at 2:19 pm
This article is extremely useful and a joy to read, as always. Happy New Year, Phil.
January 5, 2021 at 2:31 pm
Hi Rod, on our local instance of SSRS 2016, .xlsx is the only Excel export option available.
October 19, 2020 at 6:07 pm
Excel is indeed designed to handle CSV files. They are a supported file type and are mentioned in Microsoft's own documentation. The behavior from loading a CSV file is defined...
October 19, 2020 at 5:46 pm
Interesting. Thanks. Just was curious, because the news article hadn't mentioned whether there was any warning message.
When you open a file in an application that was not designed for...
October 19, 2020 at 4:21 pm
Answer since 2010 is Excel PowerPivot, which let's you have millions of rows in Excel, makes it like a reporting database. Then Power Query in 2013, which gives you...
October 19, 2020 at 4:01 pm
Did Excel provide any warning that the data was ignored? Or did Excel just silently proceed as if nothing was wrong?
Hi Jonathan, I think that your question provides an...
October 19, 2020 at 1:36 pm
The Office suite is a desktop application. It has some workgroup interoperability, but it was never designed for a multi-threaded environment. In the US, finance professionals tend to be highly...
October 19, 2020 at 1:22 pm