Sometimes Excel alone is not enough, so David Ringstrom offers advice on how to install and track add-ins that extend the application.
Excel’s ability to incorporate add-in programs has been one of its core strengths for years. Some programs offer built-in functionality that you may not need or want, such as the Adobe Acrobat toolbar that allows you to output PDFs. But with this function available within the program since Excel 2007, do you need another set of options?
In other cases, an add-in that you rely on may suddenly vanish from Excel. This article explain how to keep a good handle on the features you install.