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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Warning when open hyperlinks from SharePoint Excel documents

I uploaded excel spreadsheets that contain hyperlinks to other Excel files to a SharePoint document library. When I opened the hyperlinks in the external storage, everything is working fine. However, ...
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Excel Services REST API returns 401 Unauthorized in Workflow

I am trying to make a call to the Excel Services REST API in a workflow to retrieve information on a workbook's charts. The URL format is siteurl/_vti_bin/ExcelRest.aspx/Workbooks/Chart%20Test.xlsx/...
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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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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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Excel Online (many users but only one user is allowed to edit)

i have given many users have access to a excel sheet in Onedrive (excel online). Thats ok. Is it possible to give only one user access to sheet to edit. (the other users have to wait!) I want that ...
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Error viewing Excel sheets on mobile

I'm using SharePoint 2013, whenever I try to view an Excel file embedded in a SharePoint page through my mobile it gives me this message We can't start Excel mobile viewer because it may be ...
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Extract infopath xml data into excel

I have around 2000 InfoPath forms in SharePoint 2010 document library. I want to extract all forms in excel using macro. Any help?
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Sharepoint Excel files Capacity Planning

I have requirement to upload 30K records every year in document library and further attach workflow and do some stuff based on business criteria. I need to plan for capacity in SharePoint, so I need ...
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Customize xlviewer.aspx in SharePoint 2010?

We're using SharePoint 2010 and I have a requirement to hide the breadcrumb links at the top of the xlviewer.aspx page for Excel Services. I've found quite a bit of documentation on how to customize ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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 Internet....
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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 an 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 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 Workbook using Excel Services

I want to generate an Excel File using SharePoint. I can make a reference to ExcelServices and want to use the function NewWorkbook. But I am getting the error which say Soap Exception: You do not ...
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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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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: sharepoint-server:29769/_layouts/xlviewer.aspx?id=http://sharepoint-server:29769/Documents/Cancer/Graphs.xlsx&range=Brain!...
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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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Is Authorization needed while requesting Excel online Rest API from Sharepoint Add-in JSOM?

We are trying to access an Excel spreadsheet from a sharepoint add-in. We are using JSOM in this add-in. Intention is to populate the excel spreadsheet with some flags before user can download it. So ...
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I am requesting the xlsb file from my sharepoint development site using rest API

the code is as follows., function getResponse() { var request = new SP.WebRequestInfo(); console.log(hostweburl); request.set_url(hostweburl + "/sites/techvision/ _vti_bin/...
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SharePoint App - How to Create/Populate Excel Spreadsheet Using JavaScript and List Data

I'm trying to create a Excel spreadsheet on a SharePoint app/add-in. The data that will populate it have been gathered from several SharePoint lists on the host web. Right now, I'm able to interact ...
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Excel Web Part error message in SP2013

I have a SharePoint 2013 Team site with Excel Services web parts. Lately, I see the Excel Web parts perfectly (in Israel) but in the same time my colleagues (in USA) seeing error messages instead of ...
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Can Excel Services be called in REST in INFOPATH on Sharepoint online?

A call such as this: https://SERVER.sharepoint.com/_vti_bin/ExcelREST.aspx/Forms/helpers/NetWorkDaysFunction.xlsx/model/Ranges('DateDiffCalculation!A3')?$format=atom Returns data in the browser, and ...
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Excel->SharePoint

So I have a huge excel spreadsheet, with multiple lists and columns, how would I incorporate this into my SharePoint website as a new link? I know how to add an app, etc...but how do I add the ...
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excel upload with only specific columns

I'm trying to upload an Excel file to SharePoint, but i would like to only upload columns AL, B, and AU, and wondering if SharePoint has a way to do this, or if Excel has a way i can upload it to a ...
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Excel export to SharePoint including Relationship & Tables

I have an excel worksheet with 3 table & has a relationship among them, I will be exporting the data bidirectional (Excel to SharePoint list & Vice Versa) to SharePoint list using 'Excel Add ...
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Login prompt for opening a office document from SharePoint library in IE.

There are few excel files in my SharePoint 2010 library which is a public facing site. Now when I click on the files from Chrome browser, the files get downloaded in my machine but when I try from IE(...
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Import and Sync or update Bi Directional

I have an Excel file with data tables. I want to export this to SharePoint and whenever I add a record in Excel or delete a record in Excel, I want the same to be updated in SharePoint as well. It ...
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SharePoint 2010 Services on Server not showing some services on some servers

SharePoint 2010 Services on Server not showing some services on some servers One server I can see all services, but when I change to a different server it only shows some services. This is a 3 WFE ...
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Excel Data Tab does not work for Excel Services when importing a worksheet from SharePoint

When I go into Excel and select the Data tab/From Web/Withing the address bar I type in the Excel Worksheet found within our SharePoint site/Click on the Go button/Click on the Import button Once I ...