Chapter 5. Excel Services

During my presentations, I always ask, "How many of you use Excel?" and "How many of you use Excel with SharePoint?" And the answers are always the same. A lot of people use Excel. And many of them use Excel with SharePoint by collaborating on workbooks. But there's lots more you can do, using Excel Services. Of all the SharePoint facilities, Excel Services offers you perhaps the greatest "bang for the buck" value. Let's start exploring Excel Services.

What Will You Learn in This Chapter?

As we delve into Excel Services, we'll be covering a lot of ground, as you can see from the following list of topics.

  • Introduction to Excel Services

  • Setting up Excel Services

  • Authoring and publishing Excel to SharePoint 2010

  • What's new in ...

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