To test the Cascade DataHub by
putting live data into Excel, follow these steps:
- Right click on the Cascade DataHub system-tray icon and choose
In the Properties window,
- Ensure that the box Act as a DDE
server is checked, and that the name
datahub appears in the
DDE Service Name area. If not,
click the button and add
the name datahub.
- Click to close the
Right click on the Cascade DataHub system-tray icon and
choose from the pop-up
menu to open the Data Browser. Start DataSim if it isn't
already running, to get live data in the Data
- Ensure that the Drag & Drop Style
at the bottom of the Data Browser is set to
- Open an Excel worksheet.
In the Data Browser, click on the label for a point
and drag it into the Excel worksheet.
You should see the data update in the
worksheet at the same rate it is updating in
the Cascade DataHub.
You can select multiple points for drag and drop
by using Shift-click or
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