Frequently asked questions

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  • What is Chartnado?

    Chartnado is an add-in for Microsoft Excel that allows you to create and publish dashboards on the web.

    Chartnado is composed of the following pieces:

    • An Excel Add-In that allows you to create dashboards
    • A Web Viewer that allows you to view dashboards in a browser
    • A PowerPoint viewer that allows you to embed dashboards in PowerPoint presentations
  • Can I host Chartnado on my own server?

    Yes! You can host Chartnado on your own server if you want to. Chartnado is a IIS (Internet Information Services) application and runs on Windows Server 2012 or 2016. It also requires Micrsosoft SQL Server 2016.

    The license costs for Microsoft Windows, Microsoft IIS and Microsoft SQL Server are not included in the price of Chartnado.

  • What versions of Office does Chartnado support?

    Chartnado is supported with Microsoft Office 2010, 2013, 2016 and Office 365.

  • What is Power Pivot?

    Microsoft Power Pivot is an add-in for Excel that allows you to store and calculate volumes of data within an Excel workbook.

  • What is Power Query?

    Microsoft Power Query is an add-in for Excel that allows you to retrieve data from a variety of file, database, and web sources for import into an Excel workook or Power Pivot model.

  • What is Power View?

    Microsoft Power View is a technology for displaying data visualizations in an Excel workbook.

  • What is Power BI?

    Microsoft Power BI is Microsoft's latest data visualization product. More information on Power BI can be found on the Microsoft Power BI Website.

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