Installing IBM Cognos for Microsoft Office

To use IBM® Cognos® for Microsoft Office, you must install Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 or later and the IBM Cognos for Microsoft Office components.

The IBM Cognos Analytics samples include samples for IBM Cognos for Microsoft Office. The samples illustrate product features and technical and business best practices using data from a fictitious company, The Sample Outdoors Company. You can also use them for experimenting with and sharing report design techniques, and for troubleshooting. To use the samples, you must have your administrator set up and configure them or contact your administrator to find out where they are installed. For instructions on how to set up and configure samples, see the IBM Cognos Analytics Installation and Configuration Guide or the IBM Cognos Analytics Administration and Security Guide.

You must first uninstall older components of IBM Cognos for Microsoft Office products before you can install the new components.

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