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Retrieve attribute description to Excel Addin for MDS RRS feed

  • General discussion

  • I propose a new feature:

    retrieve attribute description to Excel Addin for MDS - as separate row, which would be above attribute-row.

    This is especially useful for users - translation into other languages.




    need retrieve attribute descriptions
    Sunday, March 15, 2015 12:14 PM

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  • Do you think, it would help if we add description as comments of the column name. So user have to hover the mouse to see it?

    Also, we already have a work item to support multiple language in the model/entity/attribute name. So based on the client OS, it would show different language for the column name. But I cannot promise when we will deliver it at this moment. 

    Tuesday, March 17, 2015 1:40 AM
  • Vincent,

    I propose to show the system name attribute and/or a description of the attributes.
    System names are useful to programmers, and a description of the attributes useful for business users.
    I suggest to make an option in settings - show / hide attributes description.
    Ok ?


    from Moscow with money

    Tuesday, March 17, 2015 9:46 PM
  • I think what Vincent Meant is multiple language Display name for each attribute. That would solve your issue.

    Monday, March 23, 2015 10:59 PM
  • OK, Emma.

    It would be very good!


    from Moscow with money

    Tuesday, March 24, 2015 5:51 PM