Using a HiveLink model


Step 1: Subscribe to a model

To get started you must first subscribe to a HiveLink model.

Make sure you are logged in with your HiveLink account. If you don’t have one you can click to create one from the page. Click Subscribe to this model.

Subscribe to demo model


Step 2: Download the user spreadsheet

Once you are subscribed to a model you will be able to download the model’s spreadsheet.

Download model spreadsheet


Step 3: Open the spreadsheet

After downloading the user spreadsheet open it in Excel. HiveLink user spreadsheets have our HiveLink Excel ribbon plugin embedded inside them. To allow the HiveLink plugin to load you must first enable macros to run in the spreadsheet. First, click to Enable Editing:

Enable Spreadsheet Editing

Then click Enable Content to allow macros to run:

Enable Spreadsheet Macros

Then the HiveLink ribbon should be loaded.

HiveLink Excel Ribbon

Warning: Only enable macros for spreadsheets given to you by people you trust, as there is the potential that harmful macros may exist inside the spreadsheet.


Step 4: Process your data

Edit the input data in the spreadsheet, and then click Get Projected Balances.

HiveLink demo process data button

It will prompt you to log in with your HiveLink account. You can click to remember your password so it doesn’t ask you again.

HiveLink login prompt

It will then start processing your data and should only take a few seconds.

HiveLink Process Data Process Dialog

Then you should see the output results!

HiveLink demo output results graph


Step 5: View your job history

Each HiveLink model processes data at different speeds. If processing takes longer than 10 seconds then HiveLink will allow you to get the results of your processing job later. Click the Job Results button in the HiveLink ribbon:

Job Results button

Then you will see the Job History pane appear in Excel, showing a full history of your processing jobs.

Job history pane


You’re Finished!

Now you can start experimenting with HiveLink and processing different input data.