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Excel as a data source to create universe

Hi

I am trying to create a universe from Excel.Steps i followed are

1) Saved the Excel file in my desktop

2) Created ODBC connection by selecting Microsoft Excel Driver(*.xls) from System DSN, Gave DSN Name by selecting the Excel file from Work book.

3)Opened the Designer-> Parameters->new connection->Generic ODBC Data base Source->ODBC Drivers->Selected the DSN from drop down list and gave Connection name-> Tested the connection and it is responding.

4) Copied the Excel Table from the table browser and created Class and Objects.

When i try to see the data from the dimension object properties i am getting the following error.

Exception: DBD, [Microsoft][ODBC Excel Driver] Syntax error (missing operator) in query expression ''ALL Duplicates$'.Supplier Partner Master Name'.State: 37000

Does anyone have idea where i am doing wrong?

Thanks in Advance

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    Posted on Dec 22, 2008 at 09:18 PM

    Hi Ravi,

    Have you tried using it WebI or DeskI, I have had problems looking at table data values in the universe, but the WebI report still works,

    Regards

    Alan

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      Thanks Guys for all your support.

      The issue was resolved now, The problem is Column names have spaces and hypen "-" in between them which is not supported at Universe Level.

      If i make column names as one word then i am able to get the data at the universe.

      Thanks

      Ravi

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