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I am trying to get something working with the Silverlight PivotViewer control, and I am having a hard time getting any of the referenced resources (on the web). Most of the links are broken or gone. Some examples:

And generaly a website which was previously getpivot.com is now gone (pointing to bing.com). I would be mostly interested in the excel plugin that once existed but also in all other related resources.

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Yes, i am also looking for the excel addon, all traces of this file are gone!... silverlight.net/learn/data-networking/pivot-viewer/excel-tool –  Hightower Nov 28 '12 at 21:18

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Check this article here
Creating a PivotViewer Application
Because the PivotViewer is now a part of the Silverlight SDK, the only required installations are Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 SP1 and the Microsoft Silverlight 5 Tools for Visual Studio 2010 SP1.

Once you have everything installed, create a Silverlight 5 application by selecting File, New and Project from the Visual Studio menu. After the New Project dialog is displayed, select a Silverlight Application

for any code ressources check here

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I enjoyed the excel pivot collection tool because i could easily generate thousands of records for illustrative purposes. I am specifically looking for this tool.. agreed you can create the content via code. but i find it strange that this tool just disappeared. –  Hightower Jan 22 '13 at 10:45

Like others, I have been scouring the Net for the Excel add-in, with absolutely no luck. The closest thing I've found is a web site - createpivot.com - that provides a tool to create static collections. I know so little about the technology that I can't evaluate its functionality. But it's worth a look, I'd say.

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yes, this may work!... i will give it a shot.. still its strange that the excel addon has disappeared, since i know it was even running on excel 2010. –  Hightower Jan 20 '13 at 7:29

Found a person with a backup of the tool. you can find a link to their dropbox account from this forum

Hope you come right.

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