Microsoft Office Excel© 2003 Inside Out

by Craig Stinsom, Mark Dodge
October 2003, 1056 pages

Hey, you know your way around a spreadsheet-so now dig into Excel 2003 and really put your data to work! This supremely organized reference packs hundreds of time-saving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and handy workarounds in concise, fast answer format.
Work smarter with core functions such as using worksheets and charts, analyzing data, and creating databases-and quickly advance your expertise by building PivotTable reports, creating macros, using custom functions, and automating Microsoft Excel with Microsoft Visual Basic© for Applications. Also learn how to link and embed Excel data in other Microsoft Office applications, and how to capture, reuse, and share data by exploiting XML features. On the companion CD you get an eBook of Microsoft Office Excel© 2003 Inside Out, along with Insider Extras from the authors, a trial version of the Spreadsheet Assistant add-on, a collection of Microsoft resources for learning about Office, a catalog of 3rd-party Excel resources, and two additional e-books: the Microsoft Computer Dictionary, Fifth Edition, and the Insider's Guide to Microsoft Office OneNote 2003. With INSIDE OUT, you'll discover the best and fastest ways to perform everyday tasks-and challenge yourself to new levels of Excel mastery!

About the Authors

Craig Stinson an industry journalist since 1981, is a contributing editor of PC Magazine, and was editor of Softalk for the IBM Personal Computer, one of the earliest machine-specific computer magazines. He is the author or coauthor of more than sixteen Microsoft Press books on Microsoft Windows and Excel. Craig lives with his wife and kids in Bloomington, Indiana.

Mark Dodge was still a professional musician in 1982 when he bought his first computer, a tiny Timex-Sinclair ZX-1000. Within two years, he was off the road and using a Compaq luggable an a daily basis to run spreadsheets in a corporate accounting office. He has since coauthored nine Microsoft Press books adout Microsoft Excel. He was the technical editor for a dozen other Microsoft Press titles, served as a senior technical writer for the Microsoft Office User Education group, and was honored with five awards from the Society for Technical Communication for writing and editing. Mark and his wife Vicki work out of their studios and offices overlooking beautiful Puget Sound, Washington.