Dynamic OLAP Cube Reports In Excel
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Written by Will Riley   
Saturday, 20 November 2010 12:53

Even though linking Excel Reports to SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) cubes via Pivot Tables is now a relatively easy thing to do post Excel 2007, many people do not realise that you don't have to be limited to Pivot Table/Pivot Chart reporting. As an ex-accountant, I know from experience that the reports required are often much more complex than can be readily delivered using a Pivot Table in Excel. In this series of posts, I am going to show you how you can build much richer, customised reports in Excel using the new Cube functions that were introduced with Excel 2007.

This post assumes that the user has a pretty good grasp of Excel concepts such as Named Ranges, Conditional Formatting. Whilst some of the steps in this post could be enhanced via the use of VBA, this is outside the scope of these articles.

Read more - Part 1...
Read more - Part 2...

Read more - Part 3...
 

 

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