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CData Excel Add-In for SQL Server 2019

CData Excel Add-In for SQL Server 2019 - Build 19.0.7354

Overview

The CData provides the easiest way to connect to SQL data from Excel. From the CData ribbon, you can select SQL data as tables and columns into the spreadsheet. The spreadsheet is then linked with the remote data. To update the data, edit the spreadsheet.

Key Features

  • Select tables and columns using the CData ribbon.
  • Schedule automatic data refresh in the data selection dialog.
  • Edit the spreadsheet to update the remote data.

Getting Started

See Establishing a Connection to connect your workbook to SQL. To easily share the workbook, store the connection in the workbook. Refresh the spreadsheet automatically or from the ribbon.

Using the Excel Add-In

See Using the Excel Add-In to use the CData ribbon to execute operations supported by the add-in:

  • Updating Data: Directly edit the spreadsheet to update SQL data. Select rows and then use the ribbon to post the changes.
  • Querying Data: You can use the Data Selection wizard to select tables, columns, and filters, building a query to SQL. You can also write your own SQL to query SQL just as you would query a traditional database; by Writing Parameterized Queries, you can create dynamic spreadsheets that take cell values as the query inputs.

See CData Excel Formulas and Using the Excel Add-In (VBA) to programmatically access any of the functionality available on the ribbon.

Connection String Options

The Connection properties describe the various options that can be used to establish a connection.

 
 
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