we have a requirement , need to generate a excel report from multiple SharePoint lists(SharePoint 2013). can any one help on this what is the better approach to do or any reference URLs available.
Thanks in Advance.
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I've created an employee asset report in Excel using data from 3 separate lists.
What I do is export each list to a separate tab in an Excel document. I leave the resulting tables attached to the SharePoint data, and save the document to a SharePoint library. That way you can bring it up again and either refresh the data (or define it to refresh automatically on opening). All of that is standard SharePoint/Excel integration.
On a separate tab in Excel, I can reference those tables with pivots or use VB code to read through those tabs to get the information I need. That's standard Excel functionality.
The asset report used a lot of VB code since there was a lot of special formatting. I've also done a time reporting project using pivot tables to slice and dice the information.