Chapter 38. A Tour of the Best Add-Ins for Excel

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Customizing the Ribbon by Using CustomizeRibbon 1020

Loading PDF Data to Excel by Using Able2Extract 1021

Doing Access with Excel by Using DigDB 1021

Creating Dashboards by Using Speedometer Chart Creator 1022

Accessing More Functions by Using MoreFunc.dll 1022

Using Add-ins from AddIns.com 1023

Although Excel can do amazing things, it cannot do everything. There are plenty of niche industries that 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 ...

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