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Excel Services is a server technology included in SharePoint. This shared service enables users to load, calculate, and display Excel workbooks on Microsoft Office SharePoint Server.

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Retrieving list items from multiple sites via OData with Excel

I want to build a report: with Excel 2013 + PowerPivot Add-In using data from SharePoint Online that should work in Excel Services (so I'm not able to use VB, Power Query, etc.) Report should be ...
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Excel cannot connect to the SharePoint list

I'm getting this error while exporting a custom list to excel. Any ideas why I'm getting this error? Here is the same question. Still couldn't solve this error. P.S.: "Check for server certificate ...
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SharePoint 2013 Excel Services & External Data Refresh Failed

I need advice how I can fix problem with Excel external data connection. I have an excel file, which have connection to SSAS. Excel file "refresh all" works fine if I download it out from SharePoint. ...
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Excel services 2010 how to clear cell value

I am trying to interact with an Excel file in a SharePoint library.The Excel work book is always present at the library. When I do an upload of Excel the cells get appended to the existing file in ...
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Unable to export all the data from Share Point list

In my Share Point list has 23072 records, but I am able to exports only 2000 records. It has multivalued, Lookup, Yes/No & Calculated type columns and around 64 columns are there. Any ideas, How ...
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Excel web services cannot open in browser

I have an odd issue where as some Excel files once clicked give me the option to open or edit and then some others when clicked launch directly into Excel Services within my browser. There appears to ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Excel Web Access - Can't Contact the server

I have a BI site configured with Excel and Reporting services and all the other required services. I have extended this site and all is fine when I use farm account accessing the site through ...
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Save/Edit Excel workbook from Infopath form

I have an Excel workbook with a chart in it. This workbook is for a research. When a new research starts, the user creates a new workbook (based on a template) and saves it (with associated data). I ...
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Excel Online - refresh data in a SharePoint list

I have added a SharePoint list to an excel spreadsheet as an odata feed. This data connection refreshes perfectly using Excel on the Desktop. However, when I refresh the connection in the Excel web ...
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Excel rest request in C# gives unauthorised exception

I'm trying to call an Excel rest request through my C# console program. the problem is that every time I put in my login details in the console and the request is sent. I get an unauthorized exception ...
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Excel Services transparent similar to Reporting Services

When using the Reporting Services web part we have found that we can make the background of the report transparent so that what ever back ground is used in Sharepoint will show through the table. Is ...
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Can I toggle Named item in one Excel Web Access web part via a filter web part

I have two charts that are named as follows in one workbook: ChartX (line chart of revenue) ChartY (bar chart of happiness) The workbook has been uploaded to our Sharepoint sub-site. In a web ...
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SharePoint 2013 - XLViewer

Is it possible to customize the XLViewer in SharePoint 2013 out of the box? By out of the box, you can find options in, say, Central Administration to modify the access rights such as allowing the ...
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Get-SPExcelServiceApplication Cmdlet not recognized during Powerpivot configuration

I am trying to run the sharepoint powerpivot configuration tool however I am getting a message saying: The term 'Get-SPExcelServiceApplication' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, ...
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Can I suppress Excel Services alert “Query and refresh Data”

We have a sub-site with a doc library "Reporting". Saved there we have several xlsx files. Within the same sub-site we have a Data Connections library with odc' files linking through toOLAP` cubes. ...
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Since last patch, unable to open excel documents and word documents can only be opened by dropdown

We performed updates to the SharePoint Portal, SharePoint Foundation, Office Sharepoint Server, Excel Services Component, and Word Server on 03/16/2014. Since then, we are unable to open Excel ...
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Setting to enforce use of Excel Services rather than Excel Web App

Our site and sub-sites are defaulting to Excel Web App rather than Excel Services. We require Excel Services. I think maybe I hit a setting somewhere at the root which has caused this change. Where ...
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External Data Refresh Failed - which setting is causing this error

I'm getting this error message when trying to refresh a workbook. The odc file is saved in the Data Connections library of the sub-site. The excel olap pivot report is saved in a document library of ...
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Uninstall/reinstall PowerPivot

I am thinking I need to unintall/reinstall PowerPivot on my SP 2013 (single-server) farm, due to the fact that I mistakenly installed it when I had the wrong version of Analysis Services installed on ...
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PowerPivot Management Dashboard: Workbooks do not update in Excel Services

[Running SP 2013 Enterprise SP1 w/ SQL Server 2012 SP1] I having a couple problems with the PowerPivot Management Dashboard. (Well, maybe more than a couple but I am focusing on these right now.) If ...
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SP2013 - Calculate a coaching Score from a sharepoint list

Scenario : We use a sharepoint list with a custom InfoPath form to Quality Coach our colleagues. The list itself is a series of questions with Yes (Y) , No (N) and Not Applicable (X) as options. We ...
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Issue with Office Web Apps - can't open Excel file, prompt for user name and password

I can't open by Office Web Apps Excel file, SharePoint always prompt for user name and password and after entering correct user name and password it happens again and get error: "An error has ...
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How can I remove Excel menu in web apps in Share Point 2013?

I use SharePoint 2013 and I use Power Pivot Service. When I open an Excel Report, I see this report : How can I remove Excel menu(File/Open In Excel / Data/...) from this report?
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Excel Services permissions error

I have created a document library, and gotten that library added to the Excel Services Trusted Locations in central admin. I’m using an account which has full control on the document library to ...
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What is the purpose of Allow External Data Under Excel Service Application --> External Data?

We have a excel book that we can open via excel web part on sharepoint page. The excel book has external data connection to SQL Analysis server. Presently the setting for Allow External Data is set ...
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How to programatically modify contents of an excel sheet via excel web services in SharePoint 2013?

I have read that, While users can interact with Excel workbooks in a browser through Excel Services, the workbooks cannot be edited in the browser by using Excel Services. Programmatic options are ...
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What is the purpose of User-Defined Functions under Excel Service Application?

I have done a lot of research and have concluded that we cannot use VBA present under Excel sheet code in SharePoint. Today I was reading on excel services in sharepoint. I came across User-defined ...
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File Access Method setting under Excel Service settings in SharePoint

Under Excel Service settings in SharePoint, File Access Method (The authentication method used by Excel Calculation Services to retrieve workbook files from all non-Microsoft SharePoint Foundation ...
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EffectiveUserName for Excel Services in SharePoint 2013 not working as expected

I have followed the steps mentioned under this MSDN article. Under Roles for SSAS DB, I have added only User A and User B, not User C. My SharePoint site has 3 users under the Site Owners. --> User ...
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Remove HTML Tags from the SharePoint List column value?

We were trying to create a SharePoint List based on a spreadsheet, a few columns in the spreadsheet has bulleting/numbering. SharePoint List is updated with the details from the Excel, however it ...
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An error occurred while loading the model for the item or data source 'EntityDataSource'

I use SQL Server 2012 SP1 U8 and SharePoint 2013. I configure Excel Service and Performance Point Service and PowerPivot Service. I create an Excel File`that fetch data from Data Warehouse in ...
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Hyperlink to force Excel to open in Excel Services

We have found that a link, like the following, pasted into an Outlook email will always open the target file in the users local copy of Excel: <http://ourspbi/myreports/Some Excel report ...
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Import File from SharePoint and Link this file with SharePoint (File- Excel File)

I am using SharePoint 2013 and Microsoft Office 2007 or above. Scenario: I upload a Excel file to a SharePoint 2013 list. Now, I want to import this Excel file from this SharePoint list back to ...
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Power View Report in Excel dont work in Share Point 2013 web site

I use Share Point 2013 and SQL Server 2008 R2 and Performance Point Service and I use Excel Service for show Excel Report in SharePoint 2013 web site. My SharePoint web site work and I can view Excel ...
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Is it possible to edit excel file on SharePoint online from iOS app?

Currently, I am developing an iPad app which can manipulate excel file that is stored on SharePoint online service. I am able to retrieve data from excel file using Excel Services REST API, but when ...
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How I Can Add SSAS TO Excel Services Application Trusted Data Provider in Share Point 2013?

I use SharePoint 2013 and I want create some Excel Report from my SSAS database. For configuration my Excel Service, I go to Central Administration and Manage service applications, then Excel ...
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Be careful. The query to get the data might be unsafe so you should only refresh the workbook if you trust its source

I use SharePoint 2013 and Excel Services and SSAS I load an Excel file to SharePoint Document and then I use that in Performance Point Service to create an Excel Report. I then use this report to a ...
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Duplicate menu in excel report in performance point service of share point 2013?

I use SharePoint 2013 and Performance Point Service. I change menu my menu in my Master Page file with one static menu. <div style="width:550px;background- ...
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Convert the Infopath Form into PDF or Excel in SharePoint 2010?

We have designed an Infopath Form and published as a document template on a library. Now, we would like to add a feature to export the InfoPath Form details to Excel or publish the InfoPath Form as ...
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Excel error in sharepoint

I tried to open this Excel worksheet in Sharepoint and got the following message. The Window cannot be opened because it contains the following features that are not supported by Excel in the ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Excel Web Access Web Part- display workbook's worksheet data per web part

I am trying to display data via the SP 2013 Excel web access web part and a workbook generated by BI360's excel plugin.The challenge is that as it's a new workbook each monthly reporting period, I ...
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Thumbnails/snapshots don't show in PowerPivot Gallery when the document refreshes on open

I have several excel documents containing PowerPivot tables. They all connect to a SSAS Tabular service (on SQL 2012) via a .odc connection file, all of which is hosted on SharePoint 2013, using the ...
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Problem connecting Sharepoint 2010 to SSAS through a RSDS

As the title says, I'm trying to create a Report Data Source on Sharepoint 2010 where I have an SQL2012 instance with the PowerPivot, SSRS and the sharepoint add-in configured. I choose "Microsoft ...
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SharePoint Online & Excel Services -> unable to refresh data connections

I'm trying to create a few very simple reports based on my SharePoint Online data using Excel. I've got as far as getting the data into Excel and creating my report, and now I'm trying to upload the ...
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Make First Sheet Display in Excel of Sharepoint in Browser

I have a Excel Web part and make an excel appear in browser throught this web part. There is 4 sheets in excel but when I open the page , firstly the third sheet appears but not he first sheet. How ...
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Can people play with fields using PowerPivot?

I began on a BI job a few months ago and one of my first tasks is to replace our current way to access the SSAS cubes. It is a custom web application based on OWC (which is now deprecated) and it's ...
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Cannot create a PowerPivot data connection (PerformancePoint Services in SharePoint Server 2013)

I can create data sources that connect to SQL Analysis Servier 2012 instances, but not to the PowerPivot instance. I followed the instructions here: ...
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Is it possible to specify content database name while creating the Excel Service Application using powershell script?

I want to create the Excel Service Application as it is required to use the Excel Web Access Web Part. Firs I tried to create the application using sharepoint but GUI not providing facility to specify ...
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SharePoint Onine List as Datasource to Excel Services / Business Intelligence in SPO

Trying to join 2 SharePoint Custom Lists sources into an excel Services Graph. If so, any BI option for formating list data on an SPO page? Possible now under SPO 2013 A3 license? Confused about ...
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Is it possible to read an excel file through code in a sandbox solution - SharePoint Online

On a SharePoint Online environment, I have an Infopath based list with Attachment enabled. When an excel file is attached during a new item creation on this list, I want to have an event receiver that ...