Cube Comments/Version 8.1

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Cube text commentary was introduced in Version 8.1 it allows users to enter text commentary against data slices this depends on Web Edition running under the SQL Repository

Admin Setup


Grid can be set to display comments and allow comment entry via the Grid properties, once enabled any users of the reports can view and enter comments based on the access they have been granted.

Viewing comments

Comments are displayed as Excel comments - clicking on the cell and selecting the "Comment" grid ribbon item will display a timeline view of all comments and allow a new comment to be entered based on permissions and if the grid allows comment entry

Adding comments



The following formula can be used to either display or enter comments:

  • XL3GridComment - used to display the most recent comments for a given grid, this is useful to providing a "Printable" sheet with comments
  • XL3CubeComment - Can display and allow comment entry for a particular cube slice

Web Edition