Questions tagged [excel-services]

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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SharePoint Online List limitations

Is it just me or is it really strange that SSRS 2012 still does not support Claims based authentication or OData connections? Anybody know of plans? Reasons for such a hole in the strategy? Part of a ...
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Excel links open files as read-only mode. How to change this to edit mode?

Does anyone have any idea why using the link on excel opens the file as read-only mode? How can I change the behavior to open as Edit mode? I checked almost all of the Document Library settings, but ...
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Unable to open office files in Office client

While trying to open an excel document stored in "Shared Documents" library, the excel application opens up with a login prompt, to which I passed the login credentials of the site. After which the ...
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Excel VBA code to upload document into SharePoint online 2013

I'm looking for a snippet in VBA to upload a document (PDF file) into SharePoint online
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How to setup Kerberos Constrained Delegation for SharePoint Excel Services and Analysis Services

This question is in continuation to MSOLAPSvc.3 service missing from kerberos delegation Target : To refresh a pivot table based out of a SSAS cube using Windows Authentication in the excel service ...
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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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how to reload worksheet displayed in excel web access webpart

I have an XSLX file in a SP 2010 document library. I use the excel web access webpart to display it in a web page. However, if I modify the file, the changes are not immediately visible on the page. I ...
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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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How can I set the relative path to a workbook in the Chart Web Part, and use it within a template?

We have a team site in our solution (SPS 2010 - Enterprise). On this site there's a list. For every new item in the list, it creates a new site from a template. Structure: team-website website 1 ...
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How to create an auto-updating chart from a Sharepoint list

Is there a way to create a chart/graph from a Sharepoint list, whether through Sharepoint graphing or MS Excel, so that the chart will automatically update when the data in the list changes? I've ...
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Disable “Open in Excel” in Excel Services on SharePoint 2010

I would like to disable or remove the ability for users to use the "Open in Excel" button and only allow the "Edit in Browser" button. Can this be done through security settings and/or user groups? ...
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Error while opening sharepoint list in datasheetview and exporting to excel

I have a List which is having around 14000 items in it.while opening that list in datasheet view it is giving error . Below is a summary of the issue: After selecting datasheet view : "Cannot ...
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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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Setting up SharePoint 2010 Excel Services

How do you set up Excel Services for SharePoint 2010? I’ve installed the Office Web Apps (wcsetup.exe) and created a new Excel service in central administration. But I’m now stuck on what to do ...
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Disable Excel Web Access?

Is there a way to disable Excel Web Access (_layouts/xlviewer.aspx) completely on a Site Collection? (SP2010 Enterprise) I have enabled the "Open in Client Applications" feature and it works fine in ...
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Lock Cells to Certain People But Give Access to others in a Live Excel Online Worksheet

My company has switched from Google Docs to SharePoint and Office 365. One of the things that we need to be able to do is have a collaborative live/dynamic spreadsheet that give lock some cells to ...
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How to connect an Excel file to a Data Connection Library?

In the article here, it states that an excel file can connect to a .odc file inside a DCL. I've researched for a bit and finally stumbled upon a solution that involves having to modify registry ...
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Excel Services - Using parameter for query

I have an excel spreadsheet that returns data based on a cell value. In essence, it's Select * from table where field = Sheet2!A1. All works like expected, except when I publish it to SharePoint, ...
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Convert Single line of Text to Lookup type after importing data from Excel file

I imported the data from excel file, but some column data type I need to change from single line of text to Lookup value. How to do this? I am using SharePoint 2013
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How to prevent Excel documents (.xlsx) opening in Excel Services on a mobile device

I have a customer that wants to use the BB(Blackberry) mobile device to open all excel documents (both .xls and .xlsx) using the client application on the device and not excel services. Is this ...
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Why does SharePoint 2010 Excel WebPart not find Excel spreadsheet in Share Documents?

I have a SharePoint 2010 single instance. The Web site has an Excel worksheet in Shared Documents, which I can navigate to as a user. I have enabled Excel services. I have activated Excel services ...
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Excel Web Access web part real time update

I have the following scenario and would very much appreciate any advice: I exported a list /System/Examples to Excel and then saved it as Testing.xlsx to a different document library: /System/...
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Sharepoint deployment scenario with absolute urls involved

I currently have dozens of Excel workbooks being displayed in Excel services on our development Sharepoint server. The workbooks are setup to use an .ODC connection file which is hosted in a trusted ...
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Excel Services 2010 Error - “The workbook cannot be opened.”

I enabled Excel Services and added a Excel Web Access viewer to my page. It's just a simple spreadsheet (which incidentally works fine on my standalone development server) that displays the error "...
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possible ways to import an excel spreadsheet to a sharepoint 2010 list?

I am running SharePoint Server 2010 and I have an excel spreadsheet of about 3000 rows / 30 columns, which I would like to import to a SharePoint list. I've seen on codeplex a free tool for MOSS/wss ...
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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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Excel document opening in browser (unsupported features)

I am using Sharepoint 2010 and when users click on an .xlsx document in a document library it says the following: "The workbook cannot be opened because it contains the following features that ...
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“Open in Visio ” & “Open in Excel” is not working, and I will get an error message

I have the following inside my SharePoint server 2013 :- EnterPrise Wiki site collection. i have both "Excel services Application "& "Visio Graphics Service" running correctly. The problem i am ...
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the table contains a string that is too long for excel to display. if you edit the long value some data might be lost

I have a SharePoint document library. On exporting to excel I get an error message the table contains a string that is too long for excel to display. if you edit the long value some data might ...
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Error while opening excel file with “Data validation” feature

When I open a sharepoint Excel file, the error message is: The workbook cannot be opened because it contains the following features that are not supported by Excel in the browser. I know this is a ...
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Date Format On SharePoint 2013 Reports

I have Reporting Services reports and Excel Services files published in Sharepoint 2013. The date format of the regional configuration has been changed to Colombia by Date format DD / MM / YYYY. ...
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Open Excel file in browser returns error

I have configured an excel document library to open in the browser. The file was published to the document library. The document library was set to open the file in the browser. When the file is ...
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Reusable Tasks - moving an process from excel workbooks to SharePoint

My team use a SharePoint 2013 team site. Currently when we deliver training we use an excel workbook which tracks student names, and tracks their scores and has a standard task list of content that ...
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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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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: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/...
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Excel web access data ( graphs) is showing gray color on SharePoint 2007

I am using "Excel Web Access" Web Parts to show the excel graphs in my MOSS2007 setup. I have multiple team sites under one site-collection. Excel web access is fine for all the team sites but , its ...
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How to configure Excel and SharePoint to access remote databases

I am using Excel to render data stored in a PostgresQL database elsewhere on our network. In general, the rendering works. However, I haven't been able to get the document to automatically update/...
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ADO.NET Data Services for SharePoint 2016?

As I was asking in a related question, I'm trying to figure out how to get a PowerView report going that is using a SharePoint list as its data source. In researching how that can be done, I found ...
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Excel Services: Configuring Data Refresh for an External Workbook Data Source

Honestly, configuring this has been such a hard experience. I encountered many errors already, one after another but am stuck now. To illustrate what I've come across so far, I've had problems with ...
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Confused about Excel Services vs PowerPivot

I've been setting up a kind of a BI solution in SharePoint with very limited SP experience, and even though it now kind of works, I'm rather confused about how it actually works. Let me elaborate on ...
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Excel webpart showing “Loading” but not showing the excel file

I am using an excel file which uses a dataconnection stored in dataconnection library. The dataconnection gets the data from sql server using Secure store and excel services. I am trying to use the ...
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Can Excel Services 2010 query SharePoint lists directly?

A problem with SharePoint 2007 Excel Services was that it could not query SharePoint lists. Does SharePoint 2010 now contain this functionality?
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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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EXcel Web Access - web part Error

I asked this related question in stack overflow, Hence this forum is dedicated for sharepoint, Thought to ask here!! I got to know how to get the Excel using sharepoint Excel web access webpart. ...
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Excel Services Error in SharePoint 2013 - Unable to Open/Edit Excel Files

Every time I click on a excel file I am receiving a popup message mentioning - We're sorry. We ran into a problem completing your request MS Word is working fine though. I performed all the ...
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How to populate sharepoint list with excel data?

I have a excel sheet whose columns and my sharepoint list columns are same. But when i try to export from excel this doesn't works. I have some specific column types which cant be altered because i ...
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Crunching numbers according to user-defined formulas: best approach?

I have been trying different solutions to this problem, including a completely custom data processing module; now I feel like I've run out of options and was wondering what people thought was the best ...
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MOSS 2007 Excel Services Webpart Formatting

Is there an easy way (i.e without programming & deploying a custom webpart) to remove the column/row headers in an Excel webpart view on a MOSS 2007 site? Customer sees: A B C ...
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External Data Refresh failed - Unable to refresh list data in Excel Web Access WebPart

I have created a PivotChart in Excel workbook that fetches data from a SharePoint list using "OData Data Feed". When refreshing the connection in Excel 2013, the updated data is displayed in ...
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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 ...