Refreshable spreadsheet question

From: Sweetser, Joe <>
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2008 13:04:49 -0600
Message-ID: <E323160E08E560459CD05A883546C3CE0BCE53FC@earthquake.ICAT.COM>

Not completely Oracle related but thought I'd give oracle-l a shot. I can't find anything on Metalink or Google yet.

I have been given a refreshable spreadsheet - and, oh, what a joy, :-) that connects to an Oracle financials database here in the shop.

Windows Env: Excel 2002 running on XP Pro SP2 Oracle Env (though I don't think it's particularly relevant to this question): running on RHEL.

I am trying to determine the *existing* data source the spreadsheet is trying to use and having no luck at all. If I try to refresh the data I get an MS ODBC error saying that the data source name is not found and there is no default driver specified. Fair enough. I believe that since I haven't set up any ODBC connections on my laptop. And when I click OK I get a dialog box that allows me to choose a data source. But is there a way to determine what data source the initial/existing query/connection is using? I'm thinking the long since gone developer of the spreadsheet used a connection s/he had set up on their laptop.


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