Excel Services I: The basics

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Use Excel Services to publish an Excel 2007 spreadsheet to your SharePoint site, where multiple people can access the spreadsheet at the same time by using their Web browsers. This course, the first in a series, introduces you to the basics of Excel Services, which is a part of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise.

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About this course

This course includes:

  • A Quick Reference Card you can take away from the course.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Publish spreadsheets on your SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise site.

  • See how people can view and interact with spreadsheets in Excel Services by using a Web browser, instead of by opening files in the Excel program.

Before you begin

You should be familiar with SharePoint document libraries, or take the course, "SharePoint document libraries I: Introduction to sharing files."

Software requirements:

  • A SharePoint site based on SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise.

  • Excel Services set up with SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise.

  • Excel 2007 installed on computers through one of the following: Office Professional Plus 2007, Office Enterprise 2007, or Office Ultimate 2007.

Topics in this course

  1. Save a workbook to your SharePoint site

  2. Introducing Excel Services

  3. Using Excel Services

  4. How do people use the workbook in Excel Services

  5. When people want to do more

  6. Need to make changes?

  7. How to prevent people from editing

  8. Differences between using a workbook in Excel and in Excel Services

  9. What you need

  10. The next course in this series

  11. Quick reference card

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