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Microsoft ® Office 2007 Business Intelligence by Doug Harts

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2.5. Using the Ribbon Menu for More Advanced Formatting

Our working example PivotTable is looking pretty good now, but it's worth exploring the top-level Ribbon menu context tabs to add some further structure and color. This is a fairly important point—many people that work with Business Intelligence tools stop at a functional point of design and never finish the qualitative aspects of the presentation. Office 2007 gives us the ability to create professional-looking PivotTables, so why not go the extra distance—which in this case may make the difference in how the customer perceives the overall value of the phone plan?

If you find yourself looking at a functional PivotTable and simply don't have any creative ideas about how to improve something ...

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