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Installing Jet Basics

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Installing Jet Basics for Dynamics NAV

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Installing Jet Basics for Dynamics GP

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Installing the Jet add-in

  1. After downloading the Jet Basics installer, right-click on the setup executable and select Run as Administrator.

    In order for the installation program to run with elevated permissions, this must be done even if you are already logged in as an administrator.
    You can upgrade any stand-alone installation of Jet without uninstalling previous versions.  If you use the Jet Service Tier for shared data sources, you can upgrade any version of Jet 15.1 or higher without uninstalling.

Enabling the Jet add-in

The Jet add-in must be enabled in Excel for each user who intends to use it.

  1. Automatic Method

    If, during installation, you select to Add a desktop shortcut for Jet Reports...

    ... double-clicking the shortcut icon on your desktop...

    ... automatically ensures that the Jet add-in is enabled.

  2. Manual Methods

    #1 - Another simple method is to select the Enable option from the Jet Reports Program menu:

    #2 - Enabling the add-in can be also done manually by following these steps:

    1. Open the Excel Add-Ins Window (File | Options | Add-Ins)
    2. Choose to Manage Excel Add-ins  
    3. Click Go...
    4. Click the Browse button and browse to the "JetReports" program folder.
    5. Select JetReports.xlam
    6. Click Yes to overwrite the file if prompted, then click OK.


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