Can I add a none GP datasource to the great plains excel report builder

Bob Hoffman
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I have a database on the same SQL instanance as my GP databases. I would like to allow the users to access the data via the GP Excel report writer. Is this possible? If so how would I go about setting this up? Thanks
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Not possible.

Why don't you do it yourself in Excel using MSQuery?
Bob HoffmanDeveloper


Not the answer I was hoping for but it seems to be correct. I want the users to have a single tool for reporting.
All what GP Excel Builder does is using MSQuery in Excel to read the data from the DB, you can do it very easily with Pivot Table.

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