Information Broadcasting in MS Excel Format to the users

Hi All,
I am trying to use information broadcasting and send reports in an MS Excel Format to the users.
But could not find any options in SAP 3.5 to send Output in MSExcel  to the users..
I read in the SAP Docs that we can send the Excel output in XML format and also we require any additional third party Softwares or uograde patches to achieve this?
Please share your experiences on the Above in SAP 3.5.

In Bex under the Business Explorer / Tools, you should have a Distribute option to distribute workbooks.  This should open the web browser based Information Broadcasting inerface which allows you to send a wkbk immediately, or you can schedule the execution and distribution.
I believe with 3.5 SP15 there is an option to distribute as a csv file.  I believe the Note has you add an entry to a table that adds csv as an output option, but I think the technical functionality actually exists before SP15.

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