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how do i establish an ODBC connection between ProSeries and Microsoft Suite!

pj912taxman
Level 1

Hi!

I would like to set up an odbc link between ProSeries and Excel and maybe Word to streamlline things a bit. We use Excel as a support file and it would save lots of time to create a data link from ProSeries to Excel.  

 

 

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Just-Lisa-Now-
Level 15
Level 15

Im not sure what that is or means, and I dont think Ive ever heard it mentioned with ProSeries, so Im not sure its an option, sorry.


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BobKamman
Level 15

@Just-Lisa-Now-  How have you made it this far in life without knowing about Open Database Connectivity?  OK, you could ask me the same question.  Seems to be something dreamed up by Microsoft, so must be evil. I think the answer is, "If you have to ask, you probably shouldn't try."

abctax55
Level 15

This is the forum where you might find some help:

https://proconnect.intuit.com/community/lacerte-sdk-group/gp-p/501

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Taxes-by-Rocky
Level 7

I have to say, I'm impressed.  Wondering what other groups out there I have missed. 👍

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qbteachmt
Level 15

I'm a member of the developer community and do integrations. Only Lacerte has a SDK. The question for ProSeries has been asked before, and there's never an answer. 

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