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PowerPoint, PowerView, PowerPivot

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Question :

I have created a Power Point presentation that uses a Power View view as one of the slides (has the Interact button).

The question is : How portable is the presentation? Does the powerPivot workbook need to follow it around?
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You need to have a working connection to the SharePoint library where your PowerPivot workbook is stored.


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Ok. Is there anyway to simply package the PowerPivot document with the PPT presentation (cut the need for a SP connection out of the loop?)
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No. A working internet connection should suffice if the library is reachable from an external network.

Imagine you were using a Tabular server instead of PowerPivot with a total size of 25 Gigabyte. That would be quite some PowerPoint presentation :-)
Packaging the data within PowerPoint would blow up the size and would need it's own SSAS database integrated.

edit: I can imagine one of the reasons for this is also because Power View export to PowerPoint is a SharePoint-only feature.


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