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This list is going to grow! There are countless web sites offering
help and advice on using Microsoft Office programs. Here you will
find some of my favourites. Most sites have their own Links
pages so check them out too.
A huge resource of Excel tips, tricks and information suitable for
all skill levels from the beginner to the developer. There are
contributions from many well-known Excel gurus, and visitors are
invited to submit their own tips. Everything is easy to find with
tips arranged by category.
OzGrid Business Applications or Microsoft Excel Training
Microsoft Excel consultants offering services in all aspects of
Excel. Online and email training, Add-ins and consultancy. Site
has hundreds of free tips, tricks, code and downloads. There is
also a free monthly Excel newsletter.
- The Spreadsheet Page
The home of Excel guru and author John Walkenbach this site is
a treasure trove of information for all Excel users. Head for the
Excel section. For Excel VBA go to the Developer Tips
EXCEL-G: MS Excel General Q & A List
A discussion group mailing list where the general or casual Excel
user can get help for more everyday questions. It has an extensive
searchable archive. You must be subscribed to the list to view or
search the archive.
EXCEL-L: Microsoft Excel Developers List
Running alongside the Excel-G list, this mailing list deals with
programming Excel with VBA. It caters for all levels of Excel VBA
from beginners to advanced developers. Like the general list, it
has an extensive searchable archive. You must be subscribed to the
list to view or search the archive.
- Ask Mr. Excel
Lots of tips and solutions from an Excel/VBA consultant.
The Daily Tips section answers questions from their
mailbag and a categorised Archive of tips, plus an Excel
Bullen's Excel Page
Plenty of hard-to-find Excel utilities for the earlier versions
(Excel 5, Excel 95) as well as solutions for Excel 97 onwards and
VBA. The downloadable files are grouped into topics: They Said
it Couldn't be Done, Worksheet Functions, Charting Examples
- Decision Models
Head for the Excel Pages for a wealth of tips on
calculation and spreadsheet work
- Application Professionals
This group of independent Excel consultants offer collection of
excellent free utilities for Excel developers: VBA Code
Cleaner, Dialog Converter (converts Excel 5/95 dialog sheets
to VBA UserForms), VBA Code Documentor and more.
Noneley's Excel Function Dictionary
Everything you ever wanted to know about Excel functions in a
downloadable workbook full of practical examples.
Erlandsen Data Consulting : Excel & VBA Tips
An prolific source of information on functions for the Excel user
plus lots of VBA tips for the Excel developer.
Pearson Consulting : Excel Web Source
Excel/VBA consultant Chip Pearson's is filled with useful
information in the form of articles, tutorials, whitepapers and
downloads for Excel users and developers.
Microsoft Office UK Home
This site, put together by the Microsoft Office UK team, contains
lots of useful information for all levels of Office user. The
content frequently changes, but look out for the Office Fact
Sheets - a treasure trove of downloadable Word documents on Word,
Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Visio.
A gateway to many sites containing the work of members of the
Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Program. You'll find
really good help here on almost every aspect of Microsoft's
programs - far too much to detail here - go and take a look!
Bella Online's Desktop Publishing Channel
Host Chris Curtis has put together a mine of information,
tips and advice on a wide range of desktop software aimed at the
end-user and focusing on Microsoft Office programs including Word,
Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and more. Check out her
PC Advice Channel for information and advice on Windows,
email and net usage issues.
As the author says, this site is "the last technical resource on
HTML and CSS you may ever need". It is a comprehensive language
reference for HTML and CSS ideal for those who like to tinker with
the code behind their web pages.
Jakob Nielsen's Website
Here web site design and usability guru Jakob Neilsen gives
his opinion on what's good and what's not in web design. Known
worldwide for his controversial views on web site design, Jakob
Nielsen is regarded as the oracle where web usability is
Web Pages That Suck
In his own words: "Where you learn good Web design by looking at
bad Web design", Vincent Flanders takes you on a tour of
web design horrors. Find out what really doesn't work and why, and
what you can do about it.
- Web Page
Design for Designers
The aim of graphic designer Joe Gillespie's is to help
people who already have an interest in design explore the
possibilities of the electronic medium. It doesn't teach you the
technicalities of building web pages. Instead it presents a wealth
of examples, ideas and design concepts on all aspects of designing
web sites (e.g. typography, graphics and colour, navigation).
Despite the somewhat cheesy name, this site is an excellent
one-stop learning source for everything you need to know about the
ASP etc.) with plenty of articles, tutorials and a monthly
hundreds of useful code snippets in easy cut-and-paste format. The
code is arranged in categories so it's easy to find what you need.