It has a query that was built manually, and has a button to refresh the data.
We basically want to grab the data from each file, strip out the first 4 rows, and append the tables together (without repeating header info.) This will essentially create a nice data source that we can use in Pivot Tables, charts and other tools.
My preferred tool to combine multiple workbooks into one data source – where it used to be VBA – is most definitely Power Query today.
Before you use the sample code, replace the sample sheet names with the sheet names in your workbook.
For example, if your sheet names are "East" and "West", change this line of code: In the code, you can also change the location where the pivot table will be added.
Excel is one of the most widely used software programs in the world – and with good reason.
It is a powerful tool for handling large amounts of data, and it’s so flexible that you can use it for almost any type of reporting and calculation.
One with the product numbers (column A), one with the product names (column B) and one with the quantity in stock (column C).
To show you the strength of Power Query I’ve mixed up the order of the products.
In this guide, I will walk you through how to consolidate data from two different Excel workbooks.