Technology Q&A: Popular items in 2017

By J. Carlton Collins, CPA

Editor’s note: With the end of 2017 comes the close of another strong year for the Technology Q&A column. Several items from the column this year were among the most popular items on the this website. Our gift for you this holiday season is a look back at three of the most popular Technology Q&A items of 2017:

Microsoft Excel: Rules for designing Excel workbooks, May 2017

Microsoft Excel: 3 ways to calculate internal rate of return in Excel, February 2017

Microsoft Excel: New mapping tools on Excel 2016, March 2017

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Excel walk-through: Sparklines

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