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Status Future consideration
Workspace Planning Analytics
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 1, 2017

PAx needs options to set Auto Calc in Excel to Manual

When pulling up a sheet with multiple tabs of DBRW formulas it is often not the best thing when Excel will Autocalc it on load.

Better that the user have an options of setting Auto Calc off or on for Excel by default. Yes this is an Excel Microsoft area, but it would be supper useful if PAx had the ability to run a script to turn Auto Calc off when it loads. User can decide the default behavior they want to apply to PAx sheets with TM1 formuals in them. Revelwood had a similar feature in their RAM tool, but that was for Perspectives, not PAx.