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Jet Hub - Feature Support


This information applies to the latest version of Jet Hub.  Older versions may not support all features listed.

Overview

Jet Hub supports the vast majority of all features present in the Jet Excel add-in.

 

        1. Data Sources

          The following data sources are supported in Jet Hub:

          • Dynamics NAV 2013 and higher
          • Dynamics GP (On Premises)
          • Dynamics NAV (Remote Data Service)
          • Dynamics GP (Remote Data Service)
          • Dynamics 365 Business Central (Public Cloud)
          • Jet Analytics Data Warehouse
          • Jet Analytics Cubes
          • Universal

           

        2. Supported Excel Formats

          All files to be uploaded to Jet Hub must be in .XLSX format.

        3. Supported Excel Functions

          The following Excel functions are supported in the latest release of Jet Hub.  Those not in this list will fail to calculate if they are either dependent upon or a dependency of a Jet function:

          A-C D-H I-L M-Sq St-Z
          • ABS
          • ACOS
          • ACOT
          • ACOTH
          • ACOSH
          • ADDRESS
          • AND
          • ASIN
          • ASINH
          • ATAN
          • ATAN2
          • ATANH
          • AVERAGE
          • AVERAGEA
          • AVERAGEIF
          • AVERAGEIFS
          • CEILING
          • CEILING.MATH
          • CHAR
          • CHOOSE
          • COLUMN
          • COLUMNS
          • CONCATENATE
          • COS
          • COSH
          • COT 
          • COTH 
          • COUNT
          • COUNTA
          • COUNTBLANK
          • COUNTIF
          • COUNTIFS
          • CSC 
          • CSCH

           

          • DATE
          • DATEVALUE
          • DAVERAGE
          • DAY
          • DAYS
          • DAYS360
          • DCOUNT
          • DCOUNTA
          • DEGREES
          • DGET
          • DMAX
          • DMIN
          • DSUM
          • DVAR
          • DVARP
          • EDATE
          • EOMONTH
          • ERROR.TYPE
          • EXACT
          • EXP
          • FACT
          • FACTDOUBLE 
          • FALSE
          • FIND
          • FIXED
          • FLOOR
          • FLOOR.MATH 
          • GETPIVOTDATA
          • HLOOKUP
          • HOUR
          • HYPERLINK
          • IF
          • IFERROR
          • IFNA
          • INDEX
          • INDIRECT
          • INT
          • ISBLANK
          • ISERR
          • ISERROR
          • ISEVEN
          • ISLOGICAL
          • ISNA
          • ISNONTEXT
          • ISNUMBER
          • ISODD
          • ISOWEEKNUM
          • ISTEXT
          • LARGE
          • LEFT
          • LEN
          • LN
          • LOG
          • LOG10
          • LOOKUP
          • LOWER
          • MATCH
          • MAX
          • MAXA
          • MEDIAN
          • MID
          • MIN
          • MINA
          • MINUTE
          • MOD
          • MONTH
          • N
          • NA
          • NETWORKDAYS
          • NOT
          • NOW
          • NUMBERVALUE
          • OFFSET
          • OR
          • PI
          • POWER
          • PRODUCT
          • PROPER
          • QUOTIENT
          • RADIANS 
          • RAND
          • RANK 
          • RANK.EQ 
          • RANK.AVG 
          • RANDBETWEEN
          • REPLACE
          • REPT
          • RIGHT
          • ROUND
          • ROUNDDOWN
          • ROUNDUP
          • ROW
          • ROWS
          • SEARCH
          • SEC 
          • SECH 
          • SECOND
          • SIGN
          • SIN
          • SINH
          • SMALL
          • SQRT
          • SQRTPI
          • STDEV
          • STDEVA 
          • STDEVPA 
          • STDEV.P
          • STDEV.S
          • STDEVP
          • SUBSTITUTE
          • SUBTOTAL
          • SUM
          • SUMIF
          • SUMIFS
          • SUMPRODUCT
          • SUMSQ
          • T
          • TAN
          • TANH
          • TEXT
          • TIME
          • TODAY
          • TRUE
          • TRUNC
          • UPPER
          • VAR
          • VAR.S 
          • VAR.P 
          • VARA 
          • VARP
          • VARPA 
          • VLOOKUP
          • WEEKDAY
          • WEEKNUM
          • WORKDAY
          • WORKDAY.INTL
          • YEAR
          • YEARFRAC

           Note:  These functions are supported in the most recent versions.  Older versions may not support a specific function

        4. Using LINK=

          Functions utilizing the LINK= must:

          • include all filters within the function    OR...
          • if using the NL("Link) function within a replicating function [ NL(Rows) or NL(Columns) ] :
            • the NL("Link") must be on the same row as the replicating function  OR...
            • the NL("Link) must be referenced using Excel's absolute referencing ($)

           

          Supported Examples:
          NL("Rows","Sales Invoice Header","No.","Posting Date",">1/1/2009","LINK=","Sales Invoice Line","Document No.","=No.","Type","Item")
          {Why?  all filters reside within the function} 

          OR...

          support_link.png

          {Why?  the LINK= filter in cell B5 includes an absolute cell reference to the NL("Link") function in cell C3}

          OR...

          support_link2.png

          {Why?  Even though the cell reference "C5" is not absolute, cell C5 is contained within the replication area}

           

          Unsupported Example:

          unsupported_link2.png

          {Why?  the LINK= filter in cell B4 includes a relative reference to the NL("Link") function which is outside the replicated area)
        5. Function and Report Limitations

          Currently, there are some features that are not available for use with Jet Hub.

          The following data sources are not supported in Jet Hub:

          • Dynamics NAV 2009 and earlier (C/Front)

           

          Some function arguments are required to be constant.  This means that they must be either hard-coded in the formula or be absolute cell references to cells that are not Report Options.  These include:

          Function Arguments that must be constant:
          NL
          • What
          • FilterField
          NF
          • Field
          • FlowFilterField
          NP
          • What
          • Formula (must be a text string in the function)
          GL (Dynamics NAV)
          • What
          • View
          • Exclude Close
          GL (Dynamics GP)
          • Where
          • What
          • Include Unposted
          GL (JetBudgets)
          • What
          • Include Unapproved

           

          Supported Examples:

          {constant - supported}


          {hard-coded cell reference - supported}

          Unsupported Example:


          {Why?  Cell references to report Options are not supported for these parameters}

           

          Pivot Table Limitations (and unsupported features):

            • OLAP-Backed Pivot Tables
            • Slicers
            • Conditional Formatting
            • Pivot Field Settings

              Setting Unsupported Value
              Layout > Insert blank line after each item label enabled
              Layout > Repeat Item Labels enabled
              Layout > Show items with no data enabled
              Layout > Include new items in manual filter enabled
            • Pivot Value Field Settings

              • Show Data As:
                • Difference From
                • % Difference From
                • Rank largest to smallest
                • Rank smallest to largest
                • Running total in
                • index
              • Show data as "(next)" and "(previous)" options are not supported.
            • Calculated Items

            • Pivot Table Filters

              • Label Filters:
                • Between - wildcards are not supported.
                • Not Between - wildcards are not supported.
              • Value Filters:
                • Equals
                • Not Equals
                • Greater Than
                • Greater Than or Equal
                • Less Than
                • Less Than or Equal
                • Between
                • Not Between
                • Top 10
              • Report Filters
            • Pivot Table Options

              • Layout and format

                Setting Unsupported Value
                Merge and center cells with labels enabled
                Display fields in report filter area Over, then Down
                Report filter fields per \[row|column] \[n] enabled
                For error values show /[text] enabled
                Preserve cell formatting on update disabled
              • Totals and Filters

                Setting Unsupported Value
                Allow multiple filters per field enabled
                Use Custom Lists when sorting disabled
                Subtotal filtered page items
                (only available for pivot tables based on an OLAP data source supporting MXD express subselect syntax)
                disabled (default)
              • Display

                Setting Unsupported Value
                Show contextual tooltips disabled
                Display field captions and filter dropdowns disabled
                Classic PivotTable layout enabled
                Show the Values row enabled
                Field List Sort A to Z
                PivotTable Options > Display > "Show items with no data on rows" enabled
                PivotTable Options > Display > "Show items with no data on columns" enabled
                Show properties in tool-tips disabled (default)
                Display item labels when no fields are in the values area
                (only applies to pivot tables created using Excel 2003 or earlier)
                enabled (default)
              • Data

                Setting Unsupported Value
                Save source data with file disabled
                Enable show details disabled
                Refresh data when opening the file enabled
                Retain items deleted from the data source > Number of items to retain per field

                None
                Max

           

          Pivot Table Considerations:

          • Floating-Point Arithmetic

            When values in Excel sum to zero they will often be displayed as a very small value in scientific format (i.e. 163709E-10).  This is due to the precision with which computers can store fractional values and is documented by Microsoft as expected Excel behavior here.

            Reports run in the Jet Hub are affected by the same issue, however small changes in the precision that fractional values are stored that may cause the results to differ slightly from Excel's values.

            For example, Excel may produce a sum of 1.63709E-10, while the Jet Hub value is -7.6761E-10.  These values are both effectively zero (0.000000000163709046319127 and -0.000000000767613528296351, respectively) and should be treated as such because they are likely beyond the significant figures of the values being operated upon.

          • Filters

            Filtering field values will correctly filter data out of a report but may leave rows or columns whose only data was hidden by the deselected values.

            For example, if we hide "Bicycle" from the "Description" field and another field value that intersected with that the Description only had bicycle data in it, the other field value may still be present even though Excel does not show it.  The Bicycle data will not be shown.
            pivot_table_filter.png.

        6. The following functions and report features are not currently supported in Jet Hub:

          • ShowQuery=
          • Stored User Data
          • External workbook connections (e.g. OLAP Pivot Tables) cannot be refreshed from Excel online.
          • External workbook connections to other workbooks (Excel > Data > Edit Links) cannot be refreshed in Jet Hub.
          • Use of the VALID and TOOLTIP keywords with the Report Options feature.
          • Using NL("Picture") to retrieve an image from a file.
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