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Create a Jet Basics Data Source

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When you first start Excel with Jet Basics, you may see the notification that there is not yet a defined data source:


Accessing your Data

  1. Click on the Data Source Settings button and you will be asked how you want to configure your settings:


    If you already have a Jet Data Source Settings file, you can choose to import those settings.

    Otherwise, you will select I want to configure my data source.

  2. On the New Data Source window, you will need to give your data source a name and select what type of database you are connecting to...


For more in-depth instructions on creating a data source, select the type of data you want to connect to:

Direct Connections

Dynamics NAV Dynamics GP


Jet Remote Data Service (JRDS)

(JRDS) for NAV - Admin Guide 

JRDS for GP - Admin Guide

JRDS for NAV - User Guide

JRDS for GP - User Guide

 (although these articles describe using the full Jet Reports Excel add-in, the concepts still apply to Jet Basics )


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