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The Excel Desktop Client or Excel Client interface allows streamlined Authoring whenever an Excel spreadsheet is used to conduct a business analysis of a new or existing 'case'.
An Excel Client is a responsive and familiar Excel-based user interface with database-persistent named ranges.
For a comparison of both EASA 6.0 user interfaces, read Excel Client vs. in-browser EASAP.
A 'case' is a generic data record that is created or modified by interacting within an existing spreadsheet.
A common business process might involve a sequence such as,
An Excel Client is an Excel spreadsheet on the User's desktop machine initialized with existing case data from a database, and which has the built-in capability to write a case record back to the database via the EASA Ribbon.
Excel Desktop Client support consists of three main components,
Let's explore the details of the sequence outlined above….
Finally there are a few details an Author should know before using Excel to conduct a database-linked analysis. See,