A selection of the over 50 5-star reviews for previous editons at Amazon: Bill and his book has saved me countless hours at work. Even my mom could follow what the author is trying to say . I've been using Excel for years; however, I'm learning features I didn't even know existed--and tips for being more efficient. Whether you're experienced or a complete newb, I'm sure you'll find this book to be a goldmine of information. Bill Jelen is my hero! His books have saved me more times than I can count. Learn Excel from Mr. Excel is laid out so well that it's valuable for both the novice and the pro. As Bill says, Even if you learn just half of what's in this book, you'll be smarter than 95% of all the other Excel users." I didn't know how much I did not know about Excel until I started reading this book. Paid for itself many times over with just one of the tips i learnt. Reading Bill Jelen's Learn Excel I realised I'd only touched the edge of the iceberg. This is a great book for everyone from novice to guru. Well laid out, easy to follow and tackling those common every day problems you'd give your right arm to solve. The perfect reference book. Updating the previous edition's tips to make them compatible with Excel 2010, and featuring tips that are only available in Excel 2010, this new edition of Mr. Excel's popular software guide even incorporates suggestions sent in by readers. Each featured topic has a problem statement and description, followed by a broad strategy for solving the problem. Mr. Excel then walks readers through the specific steps to solve the issue. Alternate strategies are also provided, along with common "gotchas" that trip users up, leaving readers with not only answers to their specific dilemmas but also new and quicker ways to use formulas and spreadsheets.