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Feb22

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How Macros In Microsoft Excel Can Help You

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Macros in Excel help you process repetitious data sets quickly. They save you time. Anything you use Excel for that is repeated again and again is a good candidate for a macro.

The first thing you need to decide is whether the task you're doing is a good candidate for a macro. You don't want to clutter your workspace with macro buttons that you only use once in a while.

If a task takes some set-up and includes some data manipulation (i.e. mouse clicks, selections etc.) AND you...

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Oct16

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How Can I Export XML From Open Office Calc?

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I know. This is a website about Microsoft Excel and where to find free downloads for that spreadsheet program, BUT since we're talking about free, why not consider the OpenOffice.org program?

It's free. That's kind of what this site's about. It can open your Excel spreadsheets and you can manipulate your data in some pretty powerful ways. It's great for simple stuff you need to get done.

For those of you who have Excel 2007 you don't need to read any further because this is...

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May25

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Free Sounds For Excel

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Microsoft has some playful add-ins for you over on there site. One of these is the ability to make your computer sound different. Or, at least, your Excel install and the other Office products on your box.

You can install these sounds to have fun audio cues play as you work with Microsoft Excel. They also work in Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Word.

For example, you will hear sounds when you:


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Download What?

Download Microsoft Excel of course! And all the stuff you need like worksheets and templates. How about discussion on formulas and cell tagging? Tutorials and lists of "how-to" for everything Excel. Oh yeah, there are Excel downloads too.

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