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Juice Analytics – Great Resource for Excel and Data Analysis

Posted by workerthread on May 30, 2007

Juice Analytics is a consulting firm based in Virginia USA specialising in business information analytics.  They are big fans of Excel, and their site has lots of useful Excel articles and downloads.

One which I’ve mentioned to several other Excel users already is a quick and effective way to generate in-cell bar charts using the Excel REPT function.  This can be very effective, and in my opinion looks at least as good as the Data Bars in Excel 2007.

Other articles on their site that are worth a look:

Fixing Excel Charts – a clean charts addin for Excel

Excel Training Worksheet – Tips, tricks and training exercises to sharpen your Excel skills

 

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Access 2007 and Office Live – Cool as Ice

Posted by workerthread on May 30, 2007

I just spotted an interesting post on Clint Covington’s blog, an overview of an Access 2007/OfficeLive application developed by Alan Cossey.  This is worth a read, and is the first real Access 2007-specific application I’ve seen.  I’ve tried out some things with Access 2007 and SharePoint (which is how the OfficeLive stuff works), and I think it’s an area worth exploring. 

A while ago I posted a comment on the Office User Group web site asking if anyone else had looked at Office Live in the UK.  If anyone reading this has, could they post a comment?

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Vista 30-Day VHD Evaluation

Posted by workerthread on May 29, 2007

I see you can now download a 30-day evaluation VHD of WIndows Vista.  A good way to try it out without having to go through any installation pain yourself.

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