Even if you decide not to use Excel Services, several new features in Excel 2007 make it worth the upgrade. The following are a few of the new features that make Excel 2007 an improved application for analyzing data:
Excel 2007 takes on the new ribbon user interface (see Figure 12.2), which places commands in a tabbed view instead of the old stale menu format.
New themes and styles are available to allow users to quickly create charts and tables that are in line with your company’s branding.
Excel 2007 now allows for 1,048,576 rows and 16,386 columns which ...