Importing Data from the Internet in Excel

Have you ever needed data from a website to go into an Excel spreadsheet? Microsoft has a tool for that.

  • Under the data tab, choose “From Web” in the “Get External Data group”.
  • In the small browser that pops up, navigate to the page with your data. In this example. I searched in Wikipedia for the top grossing movies of all time.
  • Click Import, Choose a destination for the data, Wait, and Voila! Your data will be in the spreadsheet.


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