Extensions Knowledge Base

ℹ️  How to use this page: Next to most features, you will find links to additional content (these open in a new browser tab). [blog]: Most features are explained in a blog, along with screenshots, for a quick overview of the features and benefits. [video]: Some features are discussed and demoed in a video, as part of our longer release video. [user guide]: Most features have a dedicated article which provides step-by-step instructions on how to use them. [training]: A micro-lesson is available for this feature in our Learning Center. Some lessons may cover multiple features, so several links can point at the same training content. The remaining features are self-explanatory and don't need an article or video. Subscribe to the   release notes   to be notified of the pre-announcement (at the beginning of the month) and post-release announcement (the following month) and the   feature update   (on release day).   Find out use cases, benefits and watch demo videos about the Extensions. Google Sheets Add-on: "Read/write connections to saved views" December 2, 2020 Retrieve, read, and write Anaplan data through the Add-on. Install the add-on now! [user guide] Easily Produce Robust Analysis and Reports Sign in using username and password or SSO ( 📌 Only self-service SAML is supported, not classic SSO. Please refer to our user guide for more details) [training] [user guide] Create module view connections, read-only or read/write [user guide] [video] [training] [training] Clone a connection [user guide] [video] Change the page selectors [user guide] Refresh one or multiple connections [user guide] [video] Send and refresh a read/write connection [user guide] [video] Option to apply styling and formatting from either Anaplan or Google Sheets [user guide] Rapidly create repeatable and ad-hoc “what-if” analyses and reports in Google Sheets [user guide] 💡 Ideas delivered: Google Sheets add-on  - similar to  this idea Watch Our Release Video Release dates Dec. 2020 Connection Modes   Read-Only Connection Yes Read/Write Connection Yes Connection Types   Connect to a Saved View Yes Connect to a Module and Pivot and Filter - Connection Options   Clone a Connection Yes Sign-in Options   Username and password Yes Single Sign-on Yes* * Self-Service SAML only.
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ℹ️  How to use this page: Next to most features, you will find links to additional content (these open in a new browser tab). [blog]: Most features are explained in a blog, along with screenshots, for a quick overview of the features and benefits. [video]: Some features are discussed and demoed in a video, as part of our longer release video. [user guide]: Most features have a dedicated article which provides step-by-step instructions on how to use them. [training]: A micro-lesson is available for this feature in our Learning Center. Some lessons may cover multiple features, so several links can point at the same training content. The remaining features are self-explanatory and don't need an article or video. Subscribe to the release notes to be notified of the pre-announcement (at the beginning of the month) and post-release announcement (the follow month) and the feature update (on release day). ℹ️  Phased release information: We roll out our add-in in phases.  This is not a beta release (in a sandbox environment with a test version) nor an early access (with regular catch-ups with the development team) but this is a normal release under the standard Anaplan T&Cs and support process (contacting   Anaplan Support). Note that the new versions have been   thoroughly tested   and can be used on your models and in your regular activities. Phase 1 enables members of the   feedback group   to try out the add-in first. Any customer/partner/employee can join. In phase 2, the add-in becomes available for   download   for all users In phase 3, all users receive a notification in Microsoft Office that a new version is available There are about 3 weeks between phases, the target dates for phases 2 and 3 may change. ℹ️  How and why upgrade: We recommend following our governance best practices to upgrade another version. You can use any of the non-deprecated versions below, although we recommend using the latest ones to benefit from the newest functionalities. Should we deprecate some versions in the future, we will contact you directly and update this page. PowerPoint Add-in 1.7: "Self-Service SAML" Phase 1 [October 29, 2020], Phase 2 [November 17, 2020], Phase 3 [November 30, 2020*] Our PowerPoint Add-in 1.7 has all the great features of 1.6 and also works with   Self-Service SAML. Self-Service SAML support All customers using Self-Service SAML need to use this version. [user guide] 💡   Ideas delivered: Ability to modify the SSO URL in Powerpoint/Excel Add-in  - similar to   this idea Change authentication method in the add-in Known issue in this version:  Installation requires elevated privileges via Command line * For technical reasons, the pop-up was not triggered for users of 1.5 and 1.6. Please download the add-in directly from this page.   1.5 1.6 1.7 Release dates Nov. 2019 Mar. 2020 Oct. 2020 Connection Types       Read-only connection to a saved view Yes Yes Yes Sign in Options       Username and password Yes Yes Yes Single Sign-on Yes Yes Yes* Authentication Settings - - Yes Proxy support - Yes Yes * Including Self-Service SAML PowerPoint Add-in 1.6: "Proxy" March 31, 2020 Proxy support Line item formatting 💡 Ideas delivered: Proxy support Full release notes PowerPoint Add-in 1.5: "Faster" November 21, 2019 Faster In-product upgrade notification 💡 Ideas delivered: Enhanced performance Full release notes PowerPoint Add-in 1.4: "Classic" July 11, 2017 This version will be deprecated on May 31st, 2020. Only for me / for everybody installation options Full release notes  
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What's new in the different versions of the Excel add-in, with direct links to our detailed release notes and user guides!
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A dedicated space for IT professionals involved in the deployment of the extensions
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Discover what the extensions can do by comparing their functionalities
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Coming soon
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How to troubleshoot your issues faster
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User guides to help you install the extensions
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What's new in the different versions of Anaplan for Microsoft 365, with direct links to our detailed release notes and user guides!
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Watch videos of how the add-ons work
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What our customers say about the add-ons
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Learn how to use the Extensions with our micro-lessons
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See examples of when the add-ons can help your business
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The Excel add-ins 2.6, 3.0 and PowerPoint add-in 1.4 will become unusable from   31 May 2020. Learn how to manage the transition.
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