29. Tour of the Best Add-Ins for Excel

Although Excel can do amazing things, it cannot do everything. Plenty of niche industries need more functions or more specialized operations than what is available in Excel.

Sometimes, someone recognizes a common need. After seeing dozens of questions in Excel newsgroups about converting uppercase to lowercase, for example, a developer might offer an add-in to make that task easier than the current five-step process.

Literally thousands of add-ins are available for Excel. This chapter is by no means a comprehensive list of available add-ins, but it contains some of my favorites.

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