[Solved] Annoying Scrollbars in Excel Web Access Web Parts and PerformancePoint w/ Excel Services

Recently, while using Excel Services to access PivotCharts and PivotTables within Excel Web Viewer Web Parts and PerformancePart Dashboards, I encountered vertical and horizontal scrollbars that would not go away, no matter how much I tried resizing.


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To accomplish the above, you have to do two things.

  1. In Dashboard Designer, set the sizing of your Excel report to auto.
  2. This is what got me: published PivotCharts and PivotTables should not be on a dedicated sheet in Excel. They must be embedded as an object within a spreadsheet.


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If you continue to experience scroll bars, resize your chart within Excel and republish. From there, you may need to modify the size of your web part in its properties.

Chrissy is a PowerShell MVP who has worked in IT for nearly 20 years, and currently serves as a Sr. Database Engineer in Belgium. Always an avid scripter, she attended the Monad session at Microsoft’s Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles back in 2005 and has worked and played with PowerShell ever since. Chrissy is currently pursuing an MS in Systems Engineering at Regis University and helps maintain RealCajunRecipes.com in her spare time. She holds a number of certifications, including those relating to SQL Server, SuSE Linux, SharePoint and network security. She recently became co-lead of the SQL PASS PowerShell Virtual Chapter. You can follow her on Twitter at @cl.

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