Add external files to report library

In Desktop Viewer, you can insert external, supporting documentation to the report library, such as an Excel worksheet, Microsoft Word document, or PDF file. This can be useful to view files associated with a report. To open the external file, double-click the file name. The file is opened by the appropriate application.


To view the external file, you must have the application that is associated with the external file installed on your computer.

Add external files into the report library

  1. In Desktop Viewer, click Report Library in the navigation pane, and select the folder in which to insert an external file.

  2. On the Insert menu, click External File.

  3. Browse to the location of the file.

  4. Select the file, and then click Open.

See Also

Desktop Viewer