Frequently Asked Questions, with Answers.
27.6.1: I installed the MySQL for Excel plugin, but can't find it in Microsoft Excel. How do I start it?
Questions and Answers
The MySQL for Excel plugin is automatically added to Microsoft Excel's data menu when it is installed. Look for the MySQL for Excel icon, by default it will be listed on the right side of the main menu.
If it's not there, then you might have to reinstall the plugin. But before doing so, first check if it's listed under "Add/Remove Programs" in Microsoft Windows. If not, then it has not been installed. Next, check the Excel Add-Ins list. For Office 2007 this is found by clicking the Office logo in Excel (top left corner), click Excel Options, then select Add-Ins. Is MySQL for Excel listed as a COM Add-in? If so, then consider filing a bug report (bugs.mysql.com), or attempt to reinstall the plugin.