Excel Quick Tips: Reactivating right-click context menu after Essbase Add-in installation

If your company uses Hyperion cubes for all financial reporting, there is more a chance of you using an Essbase addin to pull financials from the Essbase cube into Excel. Interestingly, this plugin has notorious reputation of overriding your right click button with it’s own functionality. To disable this behaviour and get back your usual context menu, follow these steps:

1. Go to Essbase Addin Options


2. Browse to Global Settings and uncheck the “enable Secondary function..”

Global Setting

3. Voila, you have your context menu back. Easy!