Connection vs Query in Excel data model

0 votes

What is the difference between a 'connection' and a 'query' as Excel defines it in their data model? For example, if I load a csv file from local, it stores that as a query (it shows a 'select *' as the query against the file). What then would be considered a connection and what's the difference between the two? The only thing I can think of is that a connection would not return data without specifying the table/query to use-- for example, a database connection where it has multiple tables, and possibly, connecting to another Excel file if it had more than one tab.

Reference: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/create-edit-and-manage-connections-to-external-data-89d44137-f18d-49cf-953d-d22a2eea2d46

Mar 31 in Database by Edureka
• 9,700 points
34 views

1 answer to this question.

0 votes

There are various ways to construct and load Power queries into your worksheet using Power Query. In the Query Options window, you can also select default query load parameters.

Select a cell of data in a spreadsheet to see if it was shaped by Power Query. If the Query context ribbon tab shows, the data was loaded from Power Query.

Selecting a cell in a query to reveal the Query tab

Select Data > Queries & Connections in Excel, and then the Queries tab. Locate the query in the list of queries, right-click it, and then select Load To. A dialogue window called Import Data opens. Select OK after deciding how you wish to import the data.

answered Apr 4 by Edureka
• 9,700 points

Related Questions In Database

0 votes
1 answer

Data model operations in Hbase

1. Get(returns attributes for a specified row, Gets ...READ MORE

answered Jul 16, 2018 in Database by Data_Nerd
• 2,390 points
226 views
0 votes
1 answer

Date difference: different results in Excel vs. Python

To calculate the date difference, we can ...READ MORE

answered Feb 23 in Database by Edureka
• 8,820 points
47 views
0 votes
1 answer

Maximum number of rows of CSV data in excel sheet

The maximum number of characters per cell ...READ MORE

answered Apr 6 in Database by Edureka
• 8,820 points
61 views
0 votes
0 answers

Make sentence from data in cells in Excel

I have a form with three cells ...READ MORE

Apr 6 in Database by Edureka
• 9,700 points
19 views
0 votes
0 answers

Convert a vertical data in a excel sheet with one header

I have a problem converting a long ...READ MORE

Apr 7 in Database by Edureka
• 9,700 points
11 views
0 votes
1 answer

Connection in Hbase

Following code is used to open a ...READ MORE

answered Jul 11, 2018 in Database by Data_Nerd
• 2,390 points
215 views
0 votes
1 answer

Cassandra Data Model

Cassandra Data Model consists of four main ...READ MORE

answered Aug 21, 2018 in Database by kurt_cobain
• 9,390 points
243 views
0 votes
1 answer

Find values in a comma separated string in a MySQL query

You can add commas to the left and ...READ MORE

answered Sep 10, 2018 in Database by Sahiti
• 6,360 points
11,252 views
0 votes
1 answer

How to transform multiple tables in one excel sheet to one table with Power BI?

If my prediction is correct- You have a ...READ MORE

answered Apr 4 in Database by Edureka
• 9,700 points
33 views
0 votes
1 answer

How to enter a series of numbers automatically in Excel

Excel, unlike other Microsoft Office programmes, does ...READ MORE

answered Apr 4 in Database by Edureka
• 9,700 points
20 views
webinar REGISTER FOR FREE WEBINAR X
Send OTP
REGISTER NOW
webinar_success Thank you for registering Join Edureka Meetup community for 100+ Free Webinars each month JOIN MEETUP GROUP