Real-Time Excel gets Bitcoin and more

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Bitcoin and crypto-currencies

How to get the latest price, volume and other details for Bitcoin and other virtual currencies compared to US, Canadian or Aussie dollars, UK Sterling, Euro and other real currencies.

Real-Time Excel has a sample worksheet and query ready to use in your own spreadsheets.

Make your own data feed

Some readers asked if they can share information making their own data feeds – sure!  Small businesses can make a product catalog that can be used in Excel by customers and agents.  One reader asked about publishing sports results as data for club members to import and analyze.

In an entirely new chapter, Real-Time Excel shows how to format data that other people can use with Get & Transform / Power Query.  There are two simple options, a web page table or an XML file.  We show how to use either method including how to make an XML file from an Excel table (which is more complicated than you’d expect).

Put the latest stock pricesexchange rates, Bitcoin even weather details automatically into ExcelWord and PowerPoint.

  • Full Color
  • over 125 pages
  • Ten sample documents, ready to use, included with full explanation in the text.
  • Fast find, table of contents with links
  • PDF format compatible with Windows, Mac, Apple and Android tablets and pretty much anything else including, of course, iPads!
  • Excel 2016 for Windows and Excel 2013 for Windows.
  • Excel 2010 and Excel 2007 (Stock Prices and Exchange Rates only).

There’s no need to retype details from a web site or (shock!) a newspaper when Office can do the job in the blink of an eye.

Real-Time Excel shows how to get ‘live’ or real-time data automatically into your Office documents.

  • Stock Prices, fund values, indexes etc.
  • Currency Exchange Rates
  • Bitcoin and other virtual currencies
  • Weather

Getting those details into Excel, Word and PowerPoint is possible and now easier than before.

Ready to Use

Not only do we show you how to do it, we’ll give you the worksheet, document and presentation files explained in the book.  Open them up in Office for Windows and start right away.


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