Importing data from an external source


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Importing data from an external source

Excel 2008 enables you to build Pivot Tables from data found both inside and outside the workbook where you create the Pivot Table. If your current data source resides in a file outside your current workbook, you can import the data into Excel. To bring data into Excel, you start on a blank worksheet and then on the File menu click Import. In the Import dialog box, you can select the type of file that you want to bring in. You can have a CSV file, which is Comma-Separated Values. You can also bring in data from a FileMaker Pro database, from an HTML file, or from a Text file.

In this case, the data I want to bring in is in a comma-separated values file. The option is selected, so I will click Import. I can now choose a file. In the Exercise Files folder under Chapter01, I have OutsideSource.csv. I'll click it and click Get Data. When I do, Excel displays the Text Import Wizard. The first thing you should do is select the type of file that you're bringing in, whether the data you'...

Importing data from an external source
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Importing data from an external source provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Curt Frye as part of the Excel 2008 for Mac: Pivot Tables for Data Analysis

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