An Excel Desktop Client interface (or an Excel Client) provides streamlined Authoring for any EASA customer who uses an Excel spreadsheet to conduct a business analysis of new or existing 'cases'.
An Excel Client is a responsive and familiar Excel-based user interface with database-persistent named ranges.
For a comparison of both EASA user interfaces, read Excel Desktop Client EASAP vs. in-browser EASAP
A 'case' is a generic data record that is created or modified via user-interaction within an existing spreadsheet.
A common business process might involve a sequence such as:
An Excel Client is:
Excel Desktop Client support consists of three main components:
Let's explore the details of the sequence outlined above:
To see an Excel Client in action, complete the following:
To rapidly configure and deploy a spreadsheet as an Excel Client use an EDC template
Finally there are a few details an Author should know before using Excel to conduct a database-linked analysis, see Excel Desktop Client Reference