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Excel® 2007 Bible by John Walkenbach

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Introduction

Thanks for purchasing the Excel 2007 Bible. For the first time in many years, Excel users finally have some significant new features to get excited about. And if you’re just starting with Excel, you’ll be glad to know that Excel 2007 is the easiest version ever.

My goal in writing this book is to share with you some of what I know about Excel, and in the process, make you more efficient on the job. The book contains everything that you need to know to learn the basics of Excel and then move on to more advanced topics at your own pace. You’ll find many useful examples and lots of tips and tricks that I’ve accumulated over the years.

As a Microsoft MVP, I was fortunate to get access to early versions of Excel 2007, long before the beta versions were made public. So I’d been working with Excel 2007 for well over a year before it was finally released. It took me a while to get used to the new user interface, but once I passed that hurdle, I was convinced that this version of Excel is the best ever.

Is This Book for You?

The Bible series from Wiley Publishing, Inc. is designed for beginning, intermediate, and advanced users. This book covers all the essential components of Excel and provides clear and practical examples that you can adapt to your own needs.

In this book, I’ve tried to maintain a good balance between the basics that every Excel user needs to know and the more complex topics that will appeal to power users. I’ve used Excel for nearly 20 years, and I realize that ...

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