troubleshooting Question

Real time update using Excel thats linked to a second worksheet on same network

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Michael SmithFlag for Ireland asked on
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Hey guys,

I am planning in using Excel to display data on a largeTV for Real time analysis by staff members..

What I would like is to have 2 excel files ...

DisplayFile and DataFile...

The DisplayFile.xls  will be open on a win7 machine connected to the large TV and a secondary Datafile.xls will will have unique data manually entered throughout the shift and I would like this data to automatically update on the TV.

Currently this all works fine when both files are open on the same physical machine but if I move the files to either a network share or different machines then the auto update doesn't work...

Naturally the display file document reference the data in the Datafile of Excel....

ANy advice?

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