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Microsoft "Data Explorer" Preview for Excel

Try the upcoming capabilities for Self-Service BI with the Microsoft “Data Explorer” Preview for Excel. This preview gives you an early look into upcoming features that simplify access to public and corporate data. Now you can easily discover, combine, and refine data for better analysis in Excel.   More information…

What is a Real Time Live connected Excel sheet anyhow?

Normally Excel files are "static"; meaning that the data does not change until the user makes edits. However XLReport supports inserting real-time data. Powerful spreadsheets can be created to which are automatically updated when you click the XLReport command button “Refresh”. What XLReport does, is retrieving the most recent data-set from the connected database.