Getting data into Excel

Number 5746
Subject EXCEL
Source Lauryn Schroeder
Affiliation San Diego Union-Tribune
Year 2018
Summary Data doesn’t always come in properly formatted Excel spreadsheets. Before you can analyze data in Excel, it first needs to be in a usable format. This tipsheet will cover the importance of data types, delimiters and fixed-width columns to make the import process as smooth as possible.
Tags Microsoft Excel; spreadsheets; data analysis; computer-assisted reporting; importing data;
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