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Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1) Master Data Services Add-in For Microsoft® Excel®

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The Master Data Services Add-in for Excel gives multiple users the ability to update master data in a familiar tool without compromising the data’s integrity in Master Data Services.
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    Note: There are multiple files available for this download. Once you click on the “Download” button, you will be prompted to select the files you need.
    Version:
    Date Published:

    11.0.3393.0

    11/19/2013

    File name:
    File size:

    ENU\x64\MasterDataServicesExcelAddin.msi

    2.6 MB

    ENU\x86\MasterDataServicesExcelAddin.msi

    2.4 MB

    KB Articles: KB2885671

      The Master Data Services Add-in for Excel gives multiple users the ability to update master data in a familiar tool without compromising the data’s integrity in MDS. From within the Add-in, users can publish data to the MDS database with the click of a button. Administrators can use the Add-in to create new model objects and load data without ever launching any administrative tools, helping to speed deployment. With the Master Data Services Add-in for Excel, all master data remains centrally managed in MDS, while the ability to read or update the data is distributed to those who need it.

      The Master Data Services (MDS) Add-in for Microsoft Excel is a data management tool that delivers a multitude of master data management capabilities with ease and efficiency. Manage MDS data within an interface you already know and love – Microsoft® Excel. Leverage existing Excel functionality to share your managed lists with others, knowing these lists can be secured and monitored with all of the features provided by Master Data Services.

      The Master Data Services Add-in for Excel gives multiple users the ability to update master data in a familiar tool while maintaining the data’s integrity in MDS. From within the Add-in, users can publish data to the MDS database with the click of a button. Administrators can use the Add-in to create new model objects and load data without ever launching any administrative tools, helping to speed deployment. With the Master Data Services Add-in for Excel, all master data remains centrally managed in MDS, while the ability to read or update the data is distributed to those who need it.

      • Quickly and easily load new managed data sets into the Master Data Services database.
      • Administrators, easily create new entities to store sets of managed data.
      • Make bulk data changes to pre-existing models.
      • Correct all issues discovered through the validation process and seamlessly publish updates to the MDS server.
      • Add and update columns in your entities with a few clicks, creating constrained columns on the fly.
      • Send defined queries to other users through Outlook Email for a rich collaboration experience leveraging Master Data Services Security
      • Determine data matches with the new Data Quality Services for SQL Server 2012

  • System Requirements

    Supported Operating System

    Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Vista Service Pack 2

  • Install Instructions


      Important: If you install the 32-bit version of Excel, you must use the 32-bit version of the MDS Add-in. If you install the 64-bit version of Excel, you must use the 64-bit version of the Add-in.

      1. Double-click the .msi file to start the Setup wizard.
      2. Click Next
      3. Accept the license agreement, and then click Next.
      4. Enter your name, and then click Next.
      5. Click Install.
      6. Click Finish.

      After successful completion, open Excel and a new Master Data tab is displayed on the ribbon.

      For instructions on using the Add-in
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