Media praise for Excel 2007: The Missing Manual

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"The Missing Manual series is simply the most intelligent and usable series of guidebooks..."
-- Kevin Kelly, co-founder of Wired

"One of the beauties of the Missing Manuals is that there is always something new to discover and the research is quite thorough...I kept finding snippets of information, in the way of Tips or Notes, that would give just that bit extra."
-- Graham K. Rogers, Bangkok Post

"There are a lot of good books, but I keep returning to the Missing Manual series because they are inexpensive, easy to read and full of cool tricks and tips."
-- Bob Brooks, The South Bay Apple Mac User Group

"...since the Office 2007 applications will not come with a handy user guide, which is the norm these days, and because of the major overhaul of the applications, users may find themselves reaching out to third-party guides to Office 2007. To the rescue comes these superb O'Reilly Missing Manual guides to Office 2007, that may be used even more than usual because of the drastic changes in Office 2007. These latest titles in this marvelous series of "Missing Manual" guides will surely get the attention of potential buyers who have taken the plunge into the new Office 2007 and find themselves a bit bewildered by its completely new look and organization."
-- Dale Farris, Reviews Coordinator, Golden Triangle PC Club

"While there are many compelling reasons to upgrade to Microsoft’s Office 2007 suite of programs, unfortunately there has been a lack of quality resources out there to help the user understand. With such wonderfully exciting features such as newly designed menus and toolbars, snazzy new features, templates to save you loads of time, not to mention cool animated effects, one simply cannot pass up the golden opportunity of finding this book."
-- Alain B. Renaud, TCM Reviews

"Mixing a great combination of humor and good, common sense, they ease you into using these programs and placate the fear we all experience when faced with a new interface or operating system we don't understand. "
-- Mike Berman, Scripps Howard News Service, SacBee.com

"I have never seen a manual for any program, hardware or OS which is anywhere close to this series in its helpfulness to the reader. Anyone other than the well trained techs can find this book valuable."
-- Ray Bowler, Vice President, Des Moines Macintosh User's Group

"This is a heavy weight instruction manual that should have been in the packaging with the application. Excel 2007, The Missing Manual has missed nothing. It has all the information, and then some, for anything that one would want to do, or could do with Excel."
-- Esther Schare, Director, Broward Personal Computer Association, Inc.

"The book is an ideal companion to any Excel user upgrading to the 2007 version. It walks through all the features with clear, concise, user-oriented descriptions with abundant screen shots throughout of all functions and operations...Excel 2007: The Missing Manual provided an abundance of new ideas and concepts for me as an experienced Excel user. It is clear, concise, and written in an easy-to-use style that is very user-friendly...I found it to be very much what the cover blurb says, "The book that should have been in the box.""
-- Jim Redmond, The Bridge, Memphis PC Users Group, Inc.

"Excel 2007, The Missing Manual is a valuable desk reference, both for new users and experienced Excel users. It is readable, easy to use, has a useful index and has an appealing visual style."
-- George Harding, Monthly Computer Chronicle

"Four new "Missing Manual" books honed for 2007 are picks any program owner should have...These books should not only have been "in the box" with the software--they shouldn't be omitted from any library strong in computer references."
-- James A. Cox, The Computer Shelf

"This is a book to have if you need to get up-to-speed with the new version of Excel. MS Excel is a de-facto standard in spreadsheet software, whether you like it or not. This book will take you from A to Z on the subject of Excel 2007. It provides real-life examples to real-life questions. There may be more simple books out there on the topic, but O'Reilly is my choice. 5 stars."
-- Giovanni Tairov, Amazon.com

"I have reviewed quite a number of Missing Manual books and I am always impressed with them. David Pogue is a Mac master and the depth of his knowledge shines through."
-- Roger Bernau, ACT Apple User Group Incorporated

"[MacDonald] explains how every feature of Excel 2007 works and shows which tools to use and which to avoid, in this "missing" manual that should have accompanied Excel 2007."
-- Shannon Hendrickson, SciTech Book News

"Whether you're new to Excel or a proficient user, Excel 2007: The Missing Manual is a "must have" for your technical bookshelf! This is a comprehensive book that can be used as a textbook for those wishing to become Excel masters or as a reference for those looking for assistance with a specific task. "
-- Lezly Harrison, Laserdog Productions



"One of the beauties of the Missing Manuals is that there is always something new to discover and the research is quite thorough...I kept finding snippets of information, in the way of Tips or Notes, that would give just that bit extra."
--Graham K. Rogers, Bangkok Post