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Closi · 2021-07-11 · Original thread
Absolutely! For power-users of Excel, this article reads as "the reason we don't use Excel is because we don't understand how to use it".

For those who aren't as familiar with Excel, all the functionality the author is describing as missing in Excel is actually built into it out of the box - as a feature called Get & Transform (or 'PowerQuery'). You can load in a CSV, manipulate it, do batch processing, and all the steps are visible, editable, resequencable and deletable (showing you the M code behind it!).

You can even handle hundreds of millions of records this way.

For those who want to learn, I would wholeheartedly recommend this book:

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