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Editing an Excel file using Excel Web Access web part

Posted by Paul on January 29, 2015

In this article we can explore how to edit an excel file using the Excel Web Access web part.

Add Excel Web Access Web Part

Create a sample excel file like below & upload to a document library.


Create a new page and add the Excel Web Access web part to it.


Then select the excel file


In the appearing tool pane select the excel work which was uploaded to a document library


Change the following property of the web part. This is the important step.

· Typing and formula entry


Once the property is changes, Save the web part to see the excel view as shown below. You can try typing in the cells & the view will accept changes.



The changes can be downloaded using the File > Download option.


In this article we have explored how to enable edit in an excel web access web part.


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