Accessing Power View Report Builder in SharePoint 2013

SharePoint 2013 allows you to create Power View Reports directly in the browser from Excel Workbooks. To get the Power View Builder: First Make sure you have the Excel files uploaded to the PowerPivot Gallery Library. This can be found on the left menu: Secondly, make sure you use Internet Explorer to do this because it is the only browser that supports Silverlight. Then: While in the PowerPivot Gallery, click the Create Power View Report icon on the right corner of the workbook You will then see the Power View Report builder screen ...

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Saving SharePoint Username and Password Credentials in Internet Explorer

Summary of Issue When you try to access a SharePoint site, it may prompt for a Windows username and password like this: Even if you click on "Remember my credentials" checkbox in the dialog above, it seems to never remember the credentials and the password prompt keeps popping up everything you visit the site. Or even when you try to open documents from SharePoint using Microsoft Office (Word or Excel). Cause This is by design in Internet Explorer because your site is not explicitly trusted. Solution The solution to this is to trust the site and save your credentials. Follow the...

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