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Cognos / IBM extract - call to excel

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Hi,


I use a web based data tool called Cognos, its in the IBM family i believe.

I run reports off it, i download the extracts to  excel format and then do my work.

Is it possible using vba or linking, to call those reports directly to excel so i dont need the download

Many thanks
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You should be able to get the SQL that sits behind the reports in COGNOS and then open a connection yourself to the underlying data from Excel, adding the required SQL in the connection properties.
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