About Altova Work in Process (WIP) XBRL add-in for Excel

Allow contractors to create XBRL WIP data in Excel.

Altova Work in Process (WIP) XBRL add-in for Excel makes it easy to create valid XBRL WIP reports directly in Excel. Simply enter the information in a spreadsheet template and click the Export XBRL button to generate an XBRL WIP file for submission to sureties. With a built-in toolbar ribbon and Document Actions pane, the add-in provides all the guidance you'll need to quickly build reports in Excel for submitting WIP XBRL data to sureties and other stakeholders.

Altova Work in Process (WIP) XBRL add-in for Excel Features

  • Contractors create XBRL directly in Excel.
  • No technical XBRL expertise is required.
  • Excel template makes it easy to enter WIP data.
  • Export XBRL button generates WIP XBRL data.
  • Import XBRL button imports WIP XBRL data into Excel.
  • Document Actions pane assists with data entry.
  • Report Properties entry-helper includes property descriptions.
  • Cell Documentation window provides useful information about cell contents.
  • Data validation with comprehensive messaging about errors and inconsistencies.

Contractors Create WIP XBRL in Excel
The Work in Process (WIP) XBRL add-in for Excel makes it easy for contractors to build XBRL WIP reports in Excel. After installing the add-in once, you'll have access to a feature-rich Excel template with preset rows and columns, as well as a helpful Document Actions entry-helper pane to guide you while entering your WIP report.

It's just as easy to import existing WIP XBRL reports into Excel for easy analysis. Just click the Import XBRL button, and browse to select the XBRL instance file you wish to import. Once the data is in Excel, it's easy to view, understand, and/or re-use.

Once your report is complete in Excel, simply click the Export XBRL button, and the add-in will generate a valid WIP XBRL document for submission to sureties. No technical XBRL expertise is required to get your data into a valid XBRL format according to the WIP Taxonomy.

Easy Data Re-Use
The information you put into the WIP XBRL template can come from any of your existing spreadsheets via Excel formulas. Or, you can use this spreadsheet can replace your previous tracking spreadsheets, and you can simply update the information on a quarterly basis going forward.