I never knew Excel could do that!

Microsoft are right to be concerned about the fact that their customers uses perhaps only 20% of the capabilities of their products and their bold move – to radically change the UI – was definitely needed. 

I have found myself making great use of the new formatting capabilities in Excel 2007 for example and I never realised that anything like this was possible in Excel 2003. 

So even though I am amazed and impressed by the conditional formatting tricks in this post on the juice analytics blog I know that without the ease of use that Excel 2007 provides, I would rarely have the time to use them and if I did I would forget how to use them anyway.

That said I have written this post so that if I do need to create a really professional spreadsheet in the future that will see a lot of reuse, and therefore that’s worth putting a lot of effort into, at least I will be able to remember and find the tricks again.

Steve Richards

I'm retired from work as a business and IT strategist. now I'm travelling, hiking, cycling, swimming, reading, gardening, learning, writing this blog and generally enjoying good times with friends and family

1 Response

  1. Anonymous says:

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