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Excel 2010 or later

Installation Instructions

User's Guide

Installation Instructions for Windows

  1. Locate the file that was downloaded (Ex. FRED_2013.xlam)
  2. Right click on the file and select properties
  3. At the bottom of the window may be a note about Security with an "Unblock" button. If so, click "Unblock" so that Excel® will trust the file.
  4. Open Microsoft® Excel® and click on the Office Button or File in the upper left-hand corner of the window.
  5. Choose Options from the drop down menu, a window will appear.
  6. On the left side of the window choose Add-ins.
  7. On the bottom of the window choose (Manage: Excel Add-ins) Go.
  8. In the new window, choose Browse and locate the file (Ex. FRED_2013.xlam) that you downloaded and click OK.
  9. If prompted about a file already existing, accept the prompt.
  10. Make sure the check box next to FRED is checked. Click OK.
  11. You will be prompted with a security warning asking if you want to allow Macro’s and data connections from the Add-in. Click OK.
  12. Close and re-open Excel to verify that the Add-in has been installed correctly.

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