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  • Excel can read and save to HTML format with greater fidelity than ever before.

  • Documents can be saved in HTML format directly to the Web.

  • The new Office Web Components, which include the Spreadsheet, Chart, and PivotTable components, enable you to create interactive Web pages (Figure 5) based on Excel worksheets, charts, and PivotTables.

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    Figure 5 You can now publish
    worksheets as interactive Web

  • An improved interface for the Insert Hyperlink dialog box (Figure 6) makes it easier to insert hyperlinks into Excel documents.

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    Figure 6 The Insert Hyperlink
    dialog box makes it easier than
    ever to insert hyperlinks into

  • Excel automatically checks and attempts to repair broken hyperlinks when you save a document.

  • Excel automatically selects the correct graphic format (GIF or JPEG) based on a graphic's contents when saving a graphic that's part of an HTML document.

  • Web Queries has been enhanced to make it easier to bring data from the Web into an Excel document for tracking or analysis.

  • Excel now includes many new and advanced Internet-based collaboration features.


  • Excel 2000 is Year 2000 compliant.

  • Excel now includes advanced tools that system administrators can use to manage Year 2000 issues.

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