Excel not recognized by Data Source Manager

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RichD
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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).

Steps:
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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