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Excel® 2007 Charts by John Walkenbach

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Appendix B. Other Charting Resources

If I've done my job, the information provided in this book can be very useful to you. The book, however, cannot cover every conceivable topic related to Excel charts. Therefore, I've compiled a list of additional resources that you may find helpful. I classify these resources into five categories:

  • Excel's Help system

  • Microsoft technical support

  • Internet newsgroups

  • Internet Web sites

  • Excel charting add–ins

Note

As you know, the Internet is a dynamic entity that changes rapidly. Web sites are often reorganized, so a particular URL listed in this appendix may not be available when you try to access it.

Excel's Help System

Many users 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 by pressing F1. Either of these methods displays Excel Help in a new window. Then, type your search query and click the Search button.

The Help system certainly isn't perfect — you'll find that it often provides only superficial help, ignores some topics altogether, and also contains lots of errors. But, if you're stuck, it's worth a try.

Microsoft Technical Support

Technical support is the common term for assistance provided by a software vendor. In this case, I'm talking about assistance that comes directly from Microsoft. Microsoft's technical support is available in several different forms.

Support Options

Microsoft's support options are ...

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