If I’ve done my job, the information provided in this book will be very useful to you. The book, however, can’t cover every conceivable topic about Excel. Therefore, I’ve compiled a list of additional resources that you may find helpful.
I classify these resources into four categories: Excel’s Help System, Microsoft technical support, Internet newsgroups, and Internet Web sites.
Many users tend to forget about an excellent source of information: the Excel Help system. This Help information is available by clicking the question mark icon in the upper-right corner of Excel’s window. Or, just press F1. Either of these methods displays Excel Help in a new window. Then, type your search query and click Search.
The Search button is a drop-down control that lets you specify what and where to search. See Figure C.1.
Figure C.1. Use the Search control to help target your search.
The Excel Help system isn’t perfect—it often provides only superficial help and ignores some topics altogether. But if you’re stuck, a quick search of the Help system may be worth a try.
Technical support is the common term for assistance provided by a software vendor. In this case, I’m talking about ...