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BI4.1 Information Design Tool

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Excel as a data source,Information Deaign Tool whether to automatically refresh?

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Even you can go directly to create webi report on top of excel.whenever you will replace the file at server report will show the latest data.


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Hi Zhao,

There is no option of automatic refresh of the universe structure in IDT/UDT, you have to manually refresh the universe structure if there is any change in the data source like new columns added/deleted in the table or excel sheet in your case etc...


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Hi Zhao

  You can refresh struture  on IDT for any data source.

Best Regards