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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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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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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Versioning in Excel web app

Does anyone know how it's possible to create major and minor versions in the excel web app? When a document is saved, I see that it changes the minor version, but what do I need to do to create a new ...
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Reading excel cell value in Excel Web Access Webpart

I need to read excel cell value.Excel web access webpart is used to display excel file stored in a SharePoint 2013 document library.I need to use Jquery to read the data of excel file currently ...
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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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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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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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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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Access was denied by the external data source. The following connections failed to refresh: “data connection name”

I created a Excel report in Excel 2013 with a data-source as SQL stored procedure. I deployed this Excel report to Trusted Excel Library. I have done all configurations correctly in Excel Service ...
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Excel Services - Disable Refresh warning

I'm trying to figure out how to disable the refresh warning used within Excel Services. Everytime I load my page I get the following: My first port of call was to check the trusted file location ...
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Excel services and PowerPivot error: “Unable to refresh data for a data connection in the Workbook. ”

My environment is a 3-tier SharePoint 2010 Architecture: Running on SQL Server 2012 Enterprise Edition WF1 WF2 Both Web Fronts are NLB, and we have they following Application Servers APP1 - ...
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Implementation of power view in sp 2013 - Pain Points and Ideas

Can anybody please give me some painpoints of using PowerView in sharepoint 2013. Recently in our project we are planning to upgrade our site from SP2010 to 2013. In SP2010 site we have lots of ...
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Regarding excel service in sharepoint 2010

We planning to purchase Sharepoint 2010 standard version. I notice SharePoint 2010 standard version does not support Excel service. My question is, am still able to load the excel document in ...
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Are Sparklines Viewable via excel services and Business Intelligence?

I have an excel report with SparkLines in it. When I view the file through excel services (aka in the browser), all looks fine and dandy. But when I try to browse the file via REST services, the ...
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Excel Calculation Services - Excel Web Apps

We're trying to co-author excel workbooks but only have Standard CAL/Sharepoint 2010 Standard Server license. Its my research so far that to have co-authoring for Excel, we would need to use Excel ...
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Create new Worbook with Excel Services

I want to generate an Excel File with SharePoint. I can make a refernce to ExcelServices an want to use the funtion NewWorkbook. But i get the error : Soap Exception: You do not have appropriate ...
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Tracking Changes to Individual Cell in Excel Spreadsheet on SharePoint?

I've gotten a weird request today, someone I work with asked if there is any way to track changes to a specific cell in an Excel Spreadsheet. The spreadsheet is hosted on SharePoint and they want to ...
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Getting rid of the session timeout in Excel Web Access?

I understand there is a 30 second short session timeout (if no interaction is detected) to a 5 minute extended sessiopn timeout. The userss would like their reports up all day, just refreshing every ...
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SharePoint 2010 TfsOlapReport Excel Services throw OLEDBConnection error

I'm trying to fix the "failed to refresh: TfsOlapReport" error on the TFS project portal dashboards in SharePoint 2010. I've followed the instructions here to make sure the Secure Store Service and ...
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Event Attachments Opens Excel Spreadsheets in XLViewer

I have a calendar list with attachments enabled. When i attach an XLS file to an event, SharePoint wants to open it in xlviewer.aspx, but throws an error every time. I don't want to open the file in a ...
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SharePoint 2007 Excel Web Access Port Number Issue, I think

I am using the following url to display an excel document in the browser: ...
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What is the best option you would use to show dashboard data within an Excel file on SharePoint?

What is the best option you would use to show dashboard data within an Excel file on SharePoint? A. SharePoint and MS Office Integration. B. SQL Reports integrated with SharePoint. C. ...
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How to customize SharePoint Chart web part

I want to customize SharePoint chart web part programmatically to display charts from the excel sheet having different charts on different sheets of the excel. How can I customize chart web part so ...
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Excel Web App error everyday after recreation

I try to View/Edit Excel documents (xlsx) in Office Web App SP1. I immediately get an error. "An unexpected error has occurred.". Word and Powerpoint both work fine. I have recreated the Excel Service ...
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MOSS 2007 Excel Services - Show all Rows and Columns?

We're running SharePoint 2007. Is there a way to disable the arrow navigation buttons in Excel Services and instead display all rows and columns in the worksheet so the user can use the browser ...
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Is it possible to set up an ODBC connected Excel spreadsheet on SharePoint 2007 with a Standard license?

I know that many database connections are possible with the Enterprise version of SharePoint Server 2007. Is it possible to make a custom solution to set up a connection? If it depends on the type ...
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How do Excel Services Sessions work?

We are using web services interface to access Excel Services. When we have two sessions that access the same spreadsheet, it looks like they see each others data. Is this how it is supposed to work? ...
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JSON feed for Excel data?

There is an OData feed to get data from an excel workbook via Excel Services. However, it only supports ATOM, and not JSON. is there another way to get JSON data for an excel workbook? Along these ...
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How to exctract filtered items from SharePoint List to Excel

I'm using Javascript and AngularJS to get all data from a SharePoint list in JSON and displayed it into a table. User can sort it, filtered it and etc. There is a really nice paggination. Everything ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Excel Web App error “An error has occurred. Please try again.”

On one of SharePoint sites on our server. While opening few .xlsx files users(including me) are getting the error "An error has occurred. Please try again.". When the user click's on any of these ...
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Move BI Center (Excel, PerformancePoint, PowerPivot) to other SQL server - SharePoint 2013

What way would be the best to move BI Center to other SQL server in SharePoint 2013? Thanks,
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Cant open excel workbooks in browser sharepoint 2010

Okai I am currently facing an error when i try to open excel files in browser . it gives the prompt "The workbook can not be opened". Upon checking the logs I found the following entries in the log ...
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How to add new service application with Central Adminstration

I want to excel document into my webpart in sharepoint 2013. First, I added a webpart in my page as follows. Then I clicked "Click here to open the tool pane." and I added workbook URL and OK. But ...
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Open office documents in browser sharepoint 2013 azure

We have a sharepoint 2013 site in which i want to open documents(majorly word and excel) in browser instead of application. Please not i am not considering Office web app. Instead i am interested in ...
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Update Excel document without checking in and checking out

Suppose we upload a shared Excel document in the SharePoint 2013. If we try to edit it allows to edit for a windows user and allows to save it. If then another windows user tries to edit the same ...
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Excel Services Form working in Infopath preview but not Sharepoint

For the past 2 days i have been banging my head against the screen trying to solve this issue with Infopath 2010, Sharepoint 2010 and Excel Services. I am creating a pretty simple form which uses an ...
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Excel Web access webpart url

I am following an Article to solve a "The Workbook cannot be opened" that appears on my webpart when I load the document. It mentions getting the url of the webpart, in order to complete a powershell ...
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How to set boolean value in excel sheet cell?

I have written a procedure which inserts data from excel sheet into SQL Table. I get an error which says: "Cannot insert the value NULL into column X". This column stores boolean value. It is the ...
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Newly uploaded Excel workbooks not showing in Excel Web Access in SP2007

Weve been having an issue recently regarding workbooks not showing within Excel Web Access on Sharepoint 2007. EWA is displaying a message stating "The workbook that you selected cannot be opened. ...
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Insert SharePoint metadata into excel cell

What is the best way to create a system that inserts metadata fields of the document in SharePoint in a cell in Excel? I've done this behaviour multiple times in a Word document using the 'Quick ...
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How to access Excel PROTECTED spreadsheet in SharePoint Web Access Web Part in SharePoint2013?

I have excel file which is protected by password. I need to access Sheet 1 on SharePoint Web Part Page on Dashboard. While I add protected I can not able to Excel Sheet is corrupted as per below ...
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Excel Services licensing error

I have one client getting this error on a page that's using Excel Services: Sorry, we couldn't find your license to use this feature. If you know who manages the licenses for your organization, tell ...
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Power Pivot and Power View do not work for Excel workbook with external connection

I have SharePoint 2013 with Power Pivot and Power View. It's based on SQL Server 2012. They seem to be configured properly as they work fine with Excel 2010 workbook that contains tabular model that ...
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Reading cells from excelsheet into info path code behind

We have an excel sheet that we would need to read cells from in the info path code behind. This excel sheet has data validations, due to which we would not be able to use excel services (web service) ...
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Excel and PowerPoint to talk via SharePoint Libraries

We are looking into a way for an Excel file and PowerPoint file to exchange data. I'm thinking Excel Web Services, OpenXML, SharePoint Office Apps and/or maybe CSOM. Requirement is coming up to: ...
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Excel Web Part/Excel Spreadsheet not refreshing from week to week

I have a Excel spreadsheet that is pulled from a SharePoint list (our helpdesk ticketing system), in which I have a PivotTable summarizing the data in a named table, which is then put into an Excel ...
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Excel 2013 workbook will not open in client application from SharePoint, only browser

I created a protected, macro enabled, .xlsm workbook on excel 2010 that is meant to be edited by many people. I uploaded it on my company's SharePoint site (Not sure if it is 2010 or 2013, I can't ...
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Excel Services data refresh does not return updated data from data source

I have an Excel include some data which from a SharePoint list. This excel is created by using "Export to Excel" button of the SharePoint list form. I created a pivot table in the excel based on the ...