Link your Excel file to Geckoboard using our Get Direct Link tool:

  1. Using Share settings, make sure access is set to Anyone with the link can edit.

  2. Click Copy Link to copy the link to your clipboard. You'll need this copied link for our Get Direct Link tool.

    Copy link on Sharepoint
  3. Paste the copied link into our Get Direct Link tool and click the Get direct link button to copy a new link that you'll need to use in Geckoboard

  4. Switch to Geckoboard and add a new Excel spreadsheet widget from your dashboard.

  5. In the Link to file field, paste the copied link to your hosted file. Our integration will do the rest.

    Choose your Excel file from the direct link field
  6. And that’s it! You're now ready to prepare a visualization using your spreadsheet data.

  7. And that’s it! Each time you make changes to your hosted .xlsx spreadsheet in Sharepoint, those changes will automatically sync with Geckoboard through the generated link. You'll be able to see your changes on your dashboard when the widget refreshes (every 15 minutes).

    For guides to creating spreadsheet dashboard widgets, select from the following visualization types:

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