Using Excel Services


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Using Excel Services

Excel Services is a feature of SharePoint Enterprise and it's all about getting workbooks to be viewed in a browser. Now you might be thinking, "well, hang on a second, haven't we done this already?" I mean after all, very early on, we talked about the idea of going into a document library and being able to select a document like an Excel workbook, and click View in Browser or Edit in Browser. Well, here what we've been using is the Microsoft Excel Web application, part of the Office Web Apps, which is an add-on for SharePoint.

This is as much as possible trying to replicate Excel in the browser. So we can even edit an Excel document, see the whole thing, make a change to it, save it back into that document library. That is the Excel Web application, and that's very, very different from Excel Services. Excel Services is more of a business intelligence feature. It's not about having multiple people save and edit a workbook in a document library. We can already...

Using Excel Services
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Using Excel Services provides you with in-depth training on IT. Taught by Simon Allardice as part of the SharePoint 2010 Essential Training

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