After you install May 3, 2016, update for Excel 2016 (KB3115090), the following Data Connectivity features are available in theĀ Get & Transform section of the Data ribbon in Excel 2016:

  • Supports command time-out for user experience.

  • Settings to disable Privacy Level prompts at the computer level (including the GlobalPrivacyLevel registry key).

  • Query group management:

    • Expand or collapse all

    • Keep query group expansion states

  • New transformations:

    • Delete blanks on the Column Filter menu

    • Convert duration values to Years

    • Keep duplicates

  • Supports white space and line feeds in the Query Editor preview.

  • Includes hints for sample input values in the Change Type with Locale dialog box.

  • Navigator improvements:

    • Ability to disable preview from the navigator

    • Technical name support

  • Renames queries directly from the Queries pane.

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