Crystal Analysis Excel Plug-in
Similar to the Crystal Enterprise Add-in for Excel covered in the previous section, the Crystal Analysis Add-in for Excel exposes the power of Crystal Analysis (CA) from within Excel. However, the CA Add-in differs in that it does not report directly from existing CA workbooks stored in Crystal Enterprise—instead it connects to a cube and works from there. The Crystal Enterprise ActiveX viewer for Crystal Analytic reports and the thick client CA designer also enable exported CA views to the Excel Add-in and enable continued analysis from within Excel.
End users find that the CA plug-in offers very much the same interface that they are accustomed to within the CA worksheet, and offers the capability to massage a ...
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