Excel not recognized by Data Source Manager

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Excel not recognized by Data Source Manager

Post by RichD » Tue Dec 05, 2017 12:52 am

OS: Windows 10, version 1709 build 16299.15.
Ranorex version: 7.2.1; new install today.

Attempting to change Excel data source file path reference to the local (relative) path where the file is located. The project was developed as a team on a different machine, and the test suite is working, except that since we're splitting to work as individuals it turns out the files were wrongly placed on a single team members user folder. We've fixed the placement and I'm fixing the reference (or trying to).

Click the Data Source Name in the Manage Data Source dialog.
Pick the file from the local project path
Edit the file reference to be a relative vs. absolute path.
Click Apply

At this point Ranorex renders the following error message: "Excel is not installed. ExcelDataConnector requires Excel to be installed."

I have it at C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\root\Office16\ in Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Excel\InstallRoot.

My compatriots have it installed at "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\root\Office16\EXCEL.EXE"

Does this mean that Ranorex requires a 32 bit version of Excel?

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Excel not recognized by Data Source Manager

Post by odklizec » Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:33 pm

Hi, the question is already answered here:
https://www.ranorex.com/forum/excel-ins ... tml#p46728
Please don not post the same question multiple times! It does not help with getting "better" or "faster" answer at all ;)
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