Excel to ODBC


  • Install Excel
  • Install and configure ODBC

Please be ware that ODBC driver must be installed in accordance with to the version of your Interbase environment (either x64 or x86). You may have an issue with the connection to Interbase in case if your Excel will use inappropriate ODBC driver version.

Connect to Interbase

  • Open Excel
  • Go to “Data” tab and select item “From Other Sources”.


  • In appeared context menu select option from Microsoft Query
  • In appeared windows select Data source to which you would like to establish connection and confirm your action by left click over the “Ok” button

  • Transfer to the right block all required tables. Be aware that in case if tables are not connected you will be asked to define a connection for such manually.

  • As a next step you may filter out data or apply specific sort order and Import can be finished by left mouse cursor click over the “Finish” button

  • Step 3 may take a time to be accomplished by the system.
  • At the last step you may save your query for the future needs.

Updated on December 12, 2018

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