Using the WebFOCUS Quick Data Add-in


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This document describes the WebFOCUS Quick Data add-In developed for use with Microsoft Excel. It is intended for Quick Data Add-In Users, WebFOCUS Users, and WebFOCUS Administrators.

How This Manual Is Organized

This manual includes the following chapters:




Introduction to the WebFOCUS Quick Data Add-In

Presents a general overview of the WebFOCUS Quick Data add-in along with installation and configuration instructions.


Using the WebFOCUS Quick Data Add-in

Explains how to access WebFOCUS reporting tools through the Quick Data add-in, and describes the WebFOCUS drop-down menu in detail.


Creating Reports and Using Ad Hoc Forms

Explains how to create reports using data queries directed to a master file, and how to create reports from pre-configured structured ad hoc forms.


Creating Structured Ad Hoc Forms in a WebFOCUS Desktop Product

Explains how to create a structured ad hoc form, which is a preconfigured parameterized report query, from a WebFOCUS desktop product.

Documentation Conventions

The following table describes the documentation conventions that are used in this manual.





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