Command Line to create Balanced Scorecard in Excel
Using command line interface
Command line interface is available is BSC Designer. Using command line interface you can generate Excel report in a silent mode. This is very useful when you need to integrate BSC Designer with some other business application.
The interface for command line is: [Filename] [-export FileName] [-overwrite]
For example, if you need to export file "Scorecard1.bsc" into Excel file "Report.xls" you should use the following parameters when run BSC Designer from third-party tool:
When using long paths to the files, be sure you are using "" symbols, such as "C:\program files\BSC Designer\..."
Time-points in reports
Starting version 1.4. Balanced Scorecard Designer supports time points. If you are using time points and need to get report for a certain date, use the "-date" parameter + date as it is according to current computers settings, for instance:
HTML report via command line
It is possible to generate HTML report via command line interface. For that function you should specify starting and ending date for report and add -html key as a parameter
Starting version 3.0 Strategy Maps are supported in the BSC Designer. The strategy map can be exported using BSC Designer's interface or command line:
Syntax for command line:
Sample: export of existent map.
Sample: export of map as a snowflake.