Can I use WPS office instead of Microsoft office

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Can I use WPS office instead of Microsoft office

Post by yrpanchal » Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:51 pm

Hi,

I want to do data driven testing but i do not have Microsoft office license version.
Can I use WPS office instead of Microsoft office to use Excel connector?

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Re: Can I use WPS office instead of Microsoft office

Post by odklizec » Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:55 am

Hi,

As far as I know, only MS Office is currently supported for Excel data connectors. I would suggest to use CSV data connectors instead. They are much faster to open, easy to compare, could be edited directly in Ranorex Studio and no Excel license is required. The only advantage of Excel files is that you can have one Excel file with multiple tabs and that you could use formulas. But that's about it ;)
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Re: Can I use WPS office instead of Microsoft office

Post by Vega » Fri Dec 08, 2017 7:16 pm

I second using CSV over Excel based on what you told us. This way you can use any editor that supports CSV (open office, WPS, Google Sheets, etc.). Google Sheets can actually output as xlsx but it still won't work if you do not have Excel installed.