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Excel linked to ODBC

Posted on 2011-03-10
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Is it possible to have a spread sheet linked via a ODBC to the AS400's DB2?

Then when I press a refresh Button (a macro to fire off the odbc connection and update records)
the spreed sheet connects the link and pulls the data in.

I know I will have to map the feilds somehow too...
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yes, it is possible.
Open the excel sheet go to data tab and click on the get external data.
select the ODBC which you need to configured and pass the query to it.


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by:jaymz69
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how would I pass a query to it?

where can I build it in Excel?


Thanks
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Please check the following:
http://www.oraxcel.com/projects/sqlxl/help/techniques/connecting/db2_odbc.html

Here is about Excel query
http://www.exceluser.com/explore/msquery1_1.htm

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