Refreshing cubes in Excel is essential to ensure that your data is up-to-date and accurate. Whether you prefer a streamlined approach through the EBM Office Bridge Ribbon, navigating the Data tab for Queries and Connections, or simply right-clicking into the pivot table, there are multiple ways to refresh cubes. This FAQ guide will walk you through each method, providing clear steps to help you keep your Excel files connected to data cubes seamlessly updated.
This FAQ contains the following three ways to refresh your file:
1. How do I refresh cubes using the EBM Office Bridge Ribbon?
To refresh cubes using the EBM Office Bridge Ribbon, follow these steps:
- Navigate to the "EBM Office Bridge" Ribbon at the top of your Excel window.
- Look for the "Refresh" or "Refresh All" button within the ribbon.
- Click on the button to refresh the cubes connected to your Excel workbook.
2. Where can I find the option to refresh cubes under Queries and Connections via the Data tab?
To refresh cubes using the Data tab, follow these steps:
- Go to the "Data" tab in the Excel Ribbon.
- Look for the "Queries and Connections" section.
- Locate the option for refreshing cubes, which may be labeled as "Refresh" or "Refresh All."
- Click on the appropriate button to refresh your cubes.
3. How can I refresh cubes by right-clicking into the pivot table?
To refresh cubes by right-clicking into the pivot table, follow these steps:
- Right-click on any cell within the pivot table connected to your cubes.
- Look for an option in the context menu related to refreshing, such as "Refresh" or "Refresh All."
- Click on the option to initiate the cube refresh.
Ensure that your workbook is connected to the relevant cube data sources before attempting to refresh cubes. If there are any changes in the underlying data, refreshing cubes will update your pivot tables with the latest information.