Down Loading MLS reports/transactional detail into Excel

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Down Loading MLS reports/transactional detail into Excel

Postby Jeraldostvig » Mon Oct 12, 2015 11:27 am

Hello All,

I am a new Stake Financial Clerk and I cannot find in MLS how to download reports and data to an Excel worksheet rather that just pdf files?

Thank you!

Jerald

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Re: Down Loading MLS reports/transactional detail into Excel

Postby kellymab » Mon Oct 12, 2015 11:41 am

Exports were removed earlier this summer. The functionality is not expected to return.

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Re: Down Loading MLS reports/transactional detail into Excel

Postby russellhltn » Mon Oct 12, 2015 12:23 pm

kellymab wrote:Exports were removed earlier this summer. The functionality is not expected to return.

That was for membership. I don't think there has ever been financial exports.
Have you searched the Wiki?
Try using a Google search by adding "site:tech.lds.org/wiki" to the search criteria.

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Re: Down Loading MLS reports/transactional detail into Excel

Postby lajackson » Mon Oct 12, 2015 3:18 pm

Jeraldostvig wrote:I cannot find in MLS how to download reports and data to an Excel worksheet rather that just pdf files?

It has been many years since we were able to download MLS financial data into a worksheet, sorry.

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Re: Down Loading MLS reports/transactional detail into Excel

Postby Jeraldostvig » Fri Oct 16, 2015 4:54 pm

Thanks everyone for your replies. Does anyone know why that functionality would not be available?

I have been a financial analyst for 18 years, worked for many companies and never before encountered a financial reporting system that did not have an excel download functon.

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Re: Down Loading MLS reports/transactional detail into Excel

Postby aebrown » Fri Oct 16, 2015 10:20 pm

Jeraldostvig wrote:Thanks everyone for your replies. Does anyone know why that functionality would not be available?

I have been a financial analyst for 18 years, worked for many companies and never before encountered a financial reporting system that did not have an excel download functon.

I'm sure that the limitation on exporting financial data is related to concerns about privacy and security. Once data can be downloaded from a secure system, it is much easier for it to proliferate to non-secure systems. I'm not saying that there are no other security holes, but those in charge of setting financial record policies clearly are concerned about the holes related to downloaded data.


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