Difference between revisions of "Listware for Excel:Best Practices"

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Save as xls or xlsx to be able to save the background colors of the cells and the comments on the fields that Personator appends.
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As with most applications, it is good practice to periodically save your work. If you have opened a different file type, save as xls or xlsx to be able to save the background colors of the cells and the comments on the fields that the Personator web service appends to your Listware for Excel spreadsheet. Save the active sheet between multiple runs. In the event the service ends unexpectedly, previously appended Results will not be lost.
 
 
Save active sheet between multiple runs. In the event the service ends unexpectedly, previously appended Results will not be lost.
 
  
  
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For faster processing speed, turn off the PlugIn Options which add formatting to the output cells. While the formatting makes
 
For faster processing speed, turn off the PlugIn Options which add formatting to the output cells. While the formatting makes
  
poat-processing analyzing easier and visually more attractive, writing the formatting to the excel output sheet can slow down the  
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post-processing analyzing easier and visually more attractive, writing the formatting to the excel output sheet can slow down the  
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process significantly. For larger runs on older machines, using these options can also use memory resources than can be allocated
  
process significantly.
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resulting in a crash.
  
  
 
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Revision as of 14:39, 23 January 2014

Upgrade to latest .NET

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Upgrade to the latest "FULL" version of .NET before installing the Excel Plug-ins


Saving Output Results

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As with most applications, it is good practice to periodically save your work. If you have opened a different file type, save as xls or xlsx to be able to save the background colors of the cells and the comments on the fields that the Personator web service appends to your Listware for Excel spreadsheet. Save the active sheet between multiple runs. In the event the service ends unexpectedly, previously appended Results will not be lost.


Optimizing Speed

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For faster processing speed, turn off the PlugIn Options which add formatting to the output cells. While the formatting makes

post-processing analyzing easier and visually more attractive, writing the formatting to the excel output sheet can slow down the

process significantly. For larger runs on older machines, using these options can also use memory resources than can be allocated

resulting in a crash.