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Handy CalculatorPrakash Surendra2015Productivity5EnglishReadily accessible calculator displayed alongside your document.
Fundwave Report BuilderFundwave2015Financial ManagementProductivity5EnglishFundwave's Report Builder for Venture Capital, Private Equity & Real Estate funds
Amortization Schedule for ExcelAppreciate Media Inc.2015Financial ManagementNot ratedEnglishCreate Amortization Schedules / Loan Payoff Tables in Excel
Knoema Data FinderKnoema2015Data VisualizationNot ratedEnglishFind world and regional statistics, national data to use in your research
AppSheet -- Mobile Apps from SpreadsheetsAppSheet2015ProductivitySales & MarketingNot ratedEnglishBuild a custom mobile app from Excel. It is easy, quick, and no coding required.
Playgroundksimple2015ProductivityNot ratedEnglishTry the Office API in the app
SmartClient for SalesforceCeligoInc.2015CRMProductivity5EnglishProvides an automated way to manage large data of Salesforce within Office365 Excel.
Azure Machine LearningAML Team2015Data AnalyticsData Visualization3EnglishUse Azure ML web services
API Tutorial (Task Pane)Microsoft Corporation2015MiscellaneousNot ratedEnglishExplore the API to build Office Add-ins in an interactive task pane tutorial.
ConnectCode Barcode Fonts EncoderConnectCode2015ProductivityUtilities2EnglishCreate barcodes in Office using fonts.
NOVAanalyticsNOVAtime TechnologyInc.2015Data VisualizationNot ratedEnglishNOVAanalytics allows you to export data from your NOVAtime 5000 SaaS database into MS Excel.
Milestone_PlanYiannis Pahitas2015Project ManagementNot ratedEnglishBuild a milestone plan in 2 easy steps
Periodic Table AppsMfcmahesh2015ProductivityNot ratedEnglishPeriodic Table Apps - gets various elements atomic properties
Gantt Chart- Project TimelineYiannis Pahitas2015Project Management4EnglishCreates a gantt chart in 2 easy steps
CCH Integrator Office ReporterWolters Kluwer Australia Pty Limited2015Financial ManagementData VisualizationNot ratedEnglishCCH Integrator Office Reporter allows users to dynamically import data from CCH Integrator.
Plotly ChartsDEVSCOPE-Soluções Sistemas Tecnologias Informação2015ProductivitySales & MarketingData Visualization3.5EnglishCreate and use Plotly Charts in your Office Apps
Collins DictionaryCollins2015Miscellaneous2.5EnglishThe trusted Collins dictionary, thesaurus and translation app with audio pronunciation.
Sage One Accounting Intelligence Reporting CloudSage Alchemex2015Financial ManagementProductivityData VisualizationNot ratedEnglishExcel Financial Reporting
Cequens SmartCequens2015Sales & MarketingNot ratedEnglishCequens Smart
SentimentalMartin Kearn2015CRMProductivityNot ratedEnglishSentimental looks at the sentiment and key phrases from your document and tells you about them.
IOLabAppMacmillan Education2015EducationData Visualization1EnglishExcel App to import datasets from IOLab Online Repository
BlockspringBlockspring2015Productivity5English1000s of easy-to-use functions for your spreadsheet.
ReadSoft Online Data ImportReadSoft AB2015Financial ManagementNot ratedEnglishReadSoft Online Data Import, allows you to easily upload master data to ReadSoft Online from Excel.
ExploreTheDataExploreTheData2015Data VisualizationNot ratedEnglishVisualize and explore your data with the interactive cross-linked table and 2-dimensional chart.
Addepar Data Import ToolAddepar2015Financial ManagementNot ratedEnglishAllows users to import their financial data into Addepar.
TechSmith Smart Player for OfficeTechSmith Corp.2015Sales & MarketingNot ratedEnglishShow exactly what you mean by adding interactive and measurable videos to your Office documents
E2D3 (Excel to D3.js)E2D32015Data AnalyticsSales & MarketingData Visualization4.5EnglishCreate dynamic and interactive graphs on Excel
SMO - SalesforceMeetsOfficeWidera IT-Solutions2015CRMProductivity5EnglishDeutschApp to transfer master data from Salesforce® quickly and conveniently
Salesforce Wave Connector for Excelsalesforce.com2015CRMData VisualizationNot ratedEnglishThe Wave Connector makes it easy to create Salesforce Analytics Cloud datasets from Excel data.
Tidemark Excel App for OfficeTidemark2015Financial ManagementNot ratedEnglishFirst fully immersed FP&A App for Microsoft Office and Office 365
LIA AnalyticsLIBERATED INTELLIGENCE & ANALYSISINC2015Sales & MarketingData VisualizationNot ratedEnglishLIA Analytics users can pull user & content analytics into a preformatted Excel workbook.
dashnl cardsDashAnalysis Pty Ltd2015ProductivityData VisualizationNot ratedEnglishGET THE HEADLINES: gain quick insight into your data
Rijksmuseum Art PickerSparked2015Productivity5EnglishTransform your presentation into a masterpiece with Art Picker.
Microsoft DynamicsMicrosoft Corporation2015CRMProject ManagementNot ratedEnglishMicrosoft Dynamics App enables Dynamics AX7 data connections.
Easy Excel SearchteamMonstr2015Productivity5EnglishA simple way to execute non-technical queries
Send To Power BIDEVSCOPE-Soluções Sistemas Tecnologias Informação2015ProductivitySales & MarketingData Visualization5EnglishSend and Sync your Excel Data to Power BI
PROMT Dictionary and TranslatorPROMT Ltd2015Document ReviewNot ratedEnglishрусскийDeutschfrançaisespañolOnline translator and dictionary—right at your fingertips!
DDP Admin for SalesforceDrawloop TechnologiesInc.2015ProductivitySales & MarketingNot ratedEnglishDDP Admin Office TaskPane App allowing Salesforce DDP administrators to tag template documents.
Sage 300 Online Intelligence Go!Sage Software Inc.2015Financial ManagementProductivityData VisualizationNot ratedEnglishBI for Sage 300 Online application.
Land For ExcelHSYS INC2015MiscellaneousNot ratedEnglishThe Independent Land Professional's complete runsheet and mineral ownership report system for Excel.
Novavox e-fax for MS OfficeNovavox2015ProductivityNot ratedEnglishрусскийNovavox e-Fax is official Fax Provider for MS Office
Symbols and CharactersTEC-IT2015ProductivityNot ratedEnglishEasily insert symbols and characters | Convenient symbol search
Wazoku Office AppWazoku2015ProductivityNot ratedEnglishSeamlessly attach documents directly to your ideas from within Office applications
ReportNOWTera Age2015Sales & MarketingData VisualizationNot ratedEnglishYou can stay connected with your business anytime anywhere with ReportNOW
LOCOM - Center Of GravityLOCOM2015Data VisualizationNot ratedEnglishUse this optimization app to calculate the center of gravity for several locations.
SmartsBI App (for Excel) - FREEmzamose.com2015ProductivityData VisualizationNot ratedEnglishInformative data visualizations and analytics app
HistogramMicrosoft Research2015Data Visualization2EnglishFrom Microsoft Research. Shows the distribution of one column of numeric or categorical data.
TreemapMicrosoft Research2015Data Visualization2EnglishFrom Microsoft Research. Shows hierarchical data, such as organization charts.
Histogram 2DMicrosoft Research2015Data Visualization1.5EnglishFrom Microsoft Research. Shows the joint distribution of two columns of numeric or categorical data.
Stock ConnectorMichael Saunders2015Financial ManagementData Visualization4.5EnglishfrançaisDeutschStock Connector for Excel links stocks to cells in the spreadsheet and updates them in real time. CSV Export for ExcelWavePoint Co. Ltd.2014CRMProductivityNot ratedEnglishAllows to save table in Excel as CSV file (comma and semicolon delimiters are supported)
WeatherInfoForOfficeSangeeth Krishna2014MiscellaneousNot ratedEnglishApp will let you search for weather info at a particular place
SurveyMonkey for ExcelSurveyMonkey2014Productivity5EnglishWith the SurveyMonkey app, Excel users can import their SurveyMonkey survey responses directly in Ex
XLMiner Analysis ToolPakFrontline Systems Inc.2014Financial ManagementData VisualizationNot ratedEnglishStatistical analysis in Excel Online, with functions matching the Analysis ToolPak in desktop Excel.
Read My DocumentBirdie2014Miscellaneous1EnglishMake your computer read your documents!
TransliteratorSrđan Božović2014Productivity5EnglishConverts Latin to Cyrillic and vice versa
Metaio POI CreatorMetaio2014Miscellaneous5EnglishAllows you to create and manage location-based channels for the Metaio Cloud Platform
Activity Timer App (for Excel)Bongani Zulu2014Productivity2.5EnglishThe activity timer app is a tool that is used to measure how long activities take to be executed.
Fuzzy LookupMicrosoft Research2014ProductivityNot ratedEnglishThe Fuzzy Lookup Add-In for Excel performs fuzzy matching of textual data in Excel.
Meeting TaxiMeterApps In Office2014ProductivityNot ratedEnglishDisplays time and cost so far to help you reduce the real cost of bloated work meetings
Abyssinica DictionaryKekros SystemsLLC2014Training & TutorialNot ratedEnglishAmharic - English Bilingual Reference Dictionary.
EventBoard ReportsFALAFEL SOFTWARE2014Data VisualizationNot ratedEnglishImport report data from your EventBoard conference into Excel with this easy to use app!
EventBoard Conference BuilderFALAFEL SOFTWARE2014MiscellaneousNot ratedEnglishCreate your conference data with ease in Excel for import to EventBoard
Databurst for ExcelAppz2014ProductivityData Visualization4EnglishSmart and Interactive Multi-platform Sunburst Visualizations for your Data
Sage One Accounting Intelligence Go!Sage Alchemex2014Financial ManagementProductivityData Visualization5EnglishExcel Financial Reporting
Risk Solver AppFrontline Systems Inc.2014Financial ManagementData VisualizationNot ratedEnglishEasily perform risk analysis using Monte Carlo simulation in your Excel model, for desktop and web.
Yandex.MapsYandex2014MiscellaneousNot ratedрусскийVisual representation of data on maps
Yandex.TranslateYandex2014MiscellaneousNot ratedрусскийTranslate phrases and whole texts to and from more than 40 languages.
ExisEchoExisLLC2014ProductivityNot ratedEnglishFind inexact duplicates in your data using sophisticated fuzzy logic algorithms.
MapItGunjan942014Miscellaneous4EnglishIt helps you to locate places.
DasData - Office AppDasData2014ProductivityData VisualizationNot ratedEnglishGet your sensors together
GetAlertShubham Tripathi2014MiscellaneousNot ratedEnglishGetAlert allows you to set the timer while you are busy working on microsoft office
My Document Timert akanksha developer2014Project ManagementNot ratedEnglishThis app lets you set your timer.
Montagesriraghu.m2014Training & TutorialNot ratedEnglishVisual Browser
Mzamose Calculator App (for Excel)Bongani Zulu2014ProductivityUtilitiesNot ratedEnglishThe Mzamose Calculator App does basic statistical analysis of a set of data, then pastes results.
Office Apps Fiddle for ExcelDEVSCOPE-Soluções Sistemas Tecnologias Informação2014ProductivityData Visualization4EnglishAdd HTML Apps, Content and Samples to your Office Excel workbook
WikipediaMicrosoft Corporation2014EducationProductivity4.5EnglishالعربيةCatalàčeštinadanskDeutschespañolsuomifrançaisעבריתहिंदीitaliano日本語한국어norsk (bokmål)NederlandspolskiPortuguêsрусскийsvenskaไทยTürkçe中文Find and quote related information from Wikipedia.
Bing MapsMicrosoft Corporation2014Data Visualization3EnglishالعربيةCatalàčeštinadanskDeutschespañolsuomifrançaisעבריתहिंदीitaliano日本語한국어norsk (bokmål)NederlandspolskiPortuguêsрусскийsvenskaไทยTürkçe中文The Bing Maps add-in makes it easy to plot locations and visualize your data through Bing Maps in Excel
People GraphMicrosoft Corporation2014ProductivityData Visualization2.5EnglishالعربيةCatalàčeštinadanskDeutschespañolsuomifrançaisעבריתहिंदीitaliano日本語한국어norsk (bokmål)NederlandspolskiPortuguêsрусскийsvenskaไทยTürkçe中文Transform cold data into a cool picture.
Modern TrendMicrosoft Corporation2014Data Visualization3.5EnglishالعربيةCatalàčeštinadanskDeutschespañolsuomifrançaisעבריתहिंदीitaliano日本語한국어norsk (bokmål)NederlandspolskiPortuguêsрусскийsvenskaไทยTürkçe中文Transform cold data into an interactive chart.
XLMiner Data Visualization AppFrontline Systems Inc.2014ProductivityData Visualization5EnglishExplore and visualize your data with 8 chart types like Scatterplot Matrix and Parallel Coordinates.
Keluro Web AnalyticsKeluro2014Sales & Marketing5EnglishKeluro Web Analytics imports website frequentation data from Google Analytics to Microsoft Excel Unpivot Table for ExcelWavePoint Co. Ltd.2014Utilities5EnglishHelps Excel users to transform a complex two-dimensional table into a flat view
SmartCharts for Excel (Multi-user/Site License)DEVSCOPE-Soluções Sistemas Tecnologias Informação2014Financial ManagementProductivityData Visualization4.5EnglishInstant analytic charts & business intelligence for Excel (Multi-user/Site License)
Stock TileMichael Saunders2014Financial ManagementData Visualization3.5EnglishStock Tile displays the price of a stock in real time.
Avalara AvaTaxAvalara2014Financial ManagementProductivitySales & Marketing1EnglishSales Tax Automation Software
QuantoLabs Data GeneQuantoLabs Ltd2014Data Analytics5EnglishCreate truly realistic data for presentations, prototypes, testing and much more…
Table ExplorerOliver F.A.2014CRMProductivityData VisualizationNot ratedEnglishespañolTable Explorer makes easier to browse tables by displaying their rows in a more user-friendly format
JSON-Base64 import/exportCubicleSoft2014ProductivityUtilitiesNot ratedEnglishImports and exports files in the JSON-Base64 (*.jb64) file format.
Consistency CheckerIntelligent Editing2014Document Review2EnglishFind mistakes in your text that no spelling or grammar checker can find.
Slice TimerWebinator Apps2014ProductivitySales & MarketingUtilities2.5EnglishTimer that will countdown as a visualization of slices in a circle.
Web Video PlayerMichael Saunders2014Training & Tutorial5EnglishAdd YouTube videos to your PowerPoint presentations or Excel Spreadsheets.
Search4AnswersSangeeth Krishna2014Miscellaneous5EnglishSearch4Answers helps Office users to search for Questions and Answers provided by others Columns MatchWavePoint Co. Ltd.2014ProductivityUtilitiesData Visualization5EnglishHelps Excel users to match columns, find identical columns and calculate the level of their matching
Dx (Document Extensions)NIRIN2014Utilities3EnglishAn Office application with currently two tools - barcode generator and another tool to preview urls.
WorkLoadTimerYash Vijay2014ProductivityProject Management5EnglishTimer to measure your work duration at office , home etc.
Smile StoreAparajitlal.kumar2014Miscellaneous5EnglishStore For Smile
Clock-a doodle-dooNagaarjun sr2014Miscellaneous5EnglishThis app help you to find day for the give date and inserting different formats of date.
SAP Material InfoConnected ERP2014ProductivityUtilitiesNot ratedEnglishSAP Material Info App for Excel 2013
Youtube ResultsVaibhav Bansal2014Miscellaneous2EnglishThis app will show you related youtube results when any text is selected in your document .
Tick Tock ClockVaibhav Taneja2014Productivity5EnglishJust a click to insert current date ,time and timezone in your Powerpoint, Word or excel doc.
IntrasearchAshish Prasad2014Miscellaneous1EnglishQuickly search for relevant content from document
ToDoAbhiV2014ProductivityNot ratedEnglishTo-Do is a Task Pane App for Office which allows you to create To Do inside Word, Excel & PowerPoint
Tips for Excel 2013Vodeclic2013ProductivityTraining & Tutorial4.5EnglishEasy-to-use, info-packed tutorials: all tips for your Excel problems is just a click away.
Symbol InserterKapil Bakshi2013UtilitiesNot ratedEnglishAdd useful Mathematical,Physics,Phonetics and playful emoticons and musical symbols instantly.
Sheet AutofillZhongshan College of UESTC2013Utilities3EnglishThis app can fill data automatically with simple click in Excel 2013.
QF ExpressZhongshan College of UESTC2013ProductivityUtilitiesNot ratedEnglishThis app provides you the specific ID information of Quan Feng Express by Kuaidi100 in Excel 2013.
Information FilterZhongshan College of UESTC2013ProductivityUtilitiesNot ratedEnglishThis app provides the function of retrieving information you want to display in Excel 2013
ExchangerZhongshan College of UESTC2013UtilitiesNot ratedEnglishThis app can replace the string from cells in Excel 2013.
IP Locationftpgxm2013UtilitiesNot ratedEnglishYou can check the location of an ip with this app.
PlacesSangeeth Krishna2013Miscellaneous5EnglishThis App works with Excel/Word to help you search for places Nearby from Foursquare
PayPal InvoicingeBay Inc.2013Financial ManagementProductivityUtilities3.5EnglishGet paid fast! Create and email professional invoices in just minutes.
Pro Cliche FinderOrpheus Technology Ltd.2013Document ReviewData VisualizationNot ratedEnglishFinds cliches and redundancies in your writing
Exchange RateAjayBandooni2013Productivity1EnglishConvert the currencies to different currencies with current exchange rate.
StressBuster BobAppz2013Miscellaneous4EnglishDeutschfrançaisespañol日本語StressBuster Bob is a your buddy to help you take your mind off and relax
SolverFrontline Systems Inc.2013Financial ManagementData Visualization5EnglishSolve optimization models in Excel Online on Office 365 or SharePoint 2013, or in Excel 2013.
Percentage CalculatorThe App Refinery2013Financial ManagementProductivityUtilities4.5EnglishPercentage Calculator allows you to calculate common Percentage calculations in your Office Document
Search The WebThe App Refinery2013Productivity4EnglishA web search app that allows you to search Google directly within your Office application.
API Tutorial (Content)Microsoft Corporation2013Training & Tutorial4.5EnglishExplore the API to build Office Add-ins in an interactive tutorial.
TextMasterTextMaster2013Document ReviewProductivitySales & MarketingUtilities5EnglishDeutschespañolfrançaisHave your text translated or proofread by professional member of Textmaster's crowdsourcing network.
QR4OfficeMichael A. Zlatkovsky2013ProductivityUtilities5EnglishA first-of-its-kind QR-generator that integrates seamlessly into your Office documents.
Merge CellsTyrant VenturesLLC2013Utilities3.5EnglishMerge values in rows, columns, or the entire range using Merge Cells app for Excel 2013 by Ablebits
Audible ChartsMichael Saunders2013Data Visualization2.5EnglishVisualize your data by hearing it.
Excel Training and TipsGoSkills2013ProductivityTraining & Tutorial3EnglishOnline Excel training videos, free "how-to" cheat sheets, exercise files & quizzes from
カレンダーから日付入力きぬあさ2013MiscellaneousNot rated日本語Englishカレンダーから簡単に日付を入力できるアプリです。
Create Time DimensionStefan Johansson2012Data AnalyticsData Visualization3.5EnglishEnables easy creation of a day based Time Dimension table for analysis in PowerPivot
Change CaseTyrant VenturesLLC2012ProductivityUtilities3EnglishSwitch words to upper or lower case, capitalize cells in Excel with Change Case app by Ablebits
Range CalculationsTyrant VenturesLLC2012ProductivityUtilities5EnglishPerform basic operations in all selected cells in Excel 2013 with Range Calculations app by Ablebits
Random GeneratorTyrant VenturesLLC2012ProductivityUtilities4.5EnglishGenerate random numbers, dates, and Booleans in Excel 2013 using Random Generator app by Ablebits
Remove Unwanted CharactersTyrant VenturesLLC2012ProductivityUtilities4EnglishDelete non-printing and special symbols from Excel with Remove Unwanted Characters app by Ablebits
Random SorterTyrant VenturesLLC2012ProductivityUtilities5EnglishShuffle entire rows, columns, or cells in a range using Random Sorter app for Excel 2013 by Ablebits
Radial Bar ChartKeyur Patel2012Data Visualization2EnglishThe Radial Bar Chart is a fun way to visualize your data. Think of it as a Radial Bar Chart.
US Crime StatsMicrosoft Corporation2012Data5EnglishThis app gets US crime statistics from DATA.GOV, right into Excel, via the Windows Azure Market
Trim Spaces for ExcelTyrant VenturesLLC2012Document ReviewProductivityUtilities4.5EnglishRemove leading, trailing and excess spaces from your tables with Trim Spaces
GaugeRevision Design2012Data Visualization3.5EnglishCreate a gauge or speedometer chart in your workbook
CRM Online Customer StatisticsProsoft Systems International2012CRMNot ratedEnglishCRM Online Customer Statistics
Geographic Heat MapKeyur Patel2012Data Visualization3.5EnglishThis app will help you visualize data across geographic locations. It's simply formatting on a map.
Vertex42 Template GalleryVERTEX422012ProductivityUtilities3.5EnglishBrowse over 150 free templates created by for Excel and Word
BubblesRolando Jimenez2012Data Visualization4.5EnglishVisualize your data in a fun and interactive way using bubbles to quickly identify patterns.
Bing Dictionary (English)Microsoft Corporation2012Miscellaneous2.5EnglishNext generation English dictionary that leverages Bing for accurate and natural lookup experiences.
Dictionary - Merriam-WebsterMerriam-Webster Inc.2012Miscellaneous2EnglishHave America's best dictionary with you while you use Word!
Chess Ranking AssistantAdd-ins.com2015FreeNot ratedEnglishCalculate chess rankings for the members of your chess club
Quandl Add-inQuandlDataNot ratedEnglishGet millions of financial and economic datasets from hundreds of publishers directly into Excel
TED AssistantAdd-ins.com2014FreeNot ratedEnglishEasily find and download TED talks from
Name ManagerJKP ADS2015ProductivityNot ratedEnglishAn excellent utility to manage defined names in your workbooks.
Favorite BookmarksAdd-ins.com2007AccountingNot ratedEnglishBookmark your favorite files and folders for quick access.
Formula Checking AssistantAdd-ins.com2011FreeNot ratedEnglishTrace formulas on many cells at one time versus manually one at a time
Quick Notes AssistantAdd-ins.com2012AccountingNot ratedEnglishTired of using a blank piece of paper for your notes? Try Quick Notes Assistant!
ForecastingUniversity of TexasPaul Jensen2010DataNot ratedEnglishThe add-in implements several forecasting methods for data series including: moving average, exponential smoothing, regression and double exponential smoothing. The add-in constructs a form that holds the data and uses functions to compute forecasts and forecast errors. Several data series can be analyzed on a single worksheet page. An option allows comparison of several methods for a single time series. A simulation option creates data simulated with the Monte Carlo technique. A portfolio option evaluates and forecasts a portfolio of investments. Adjustments are provided for series with seasonality.
Checkbook AssistantAdd-ins.com2012AccountingSpecialtyNot ratedEnglishThe easy way to do your bank statements in Excel
Picture and Video AssistantAdd-ins.comFreeNot ratedEnglishFree! Combine your pictures and videos into one video, in chronological order!
Stay Open AssistantAdd-ins.com2015FreeNot ratedEnglishKeep Excel 2010 and 2013 from closing when you close your last workbook!
FRED Economic DataUS Federal Reserve BankDataNot ratedEnglishThe Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Economic Data (FRED) Add-In is free software that will significantly reduce the amount of time spent collecting and organizing macroeconomic data. The FRED add-in provides free access to over 380,000 data series from various sources (e.g., BEA, BLS, Census, and OECD) directly through Microsoft Excel.
New Workbook AssistantAdd-ins.comFreeNot ratedEnglishCreate new workbooks or worksheets the right way the first time
Add-In Information ListerAdd-ins.com2012SpecialtyNot ratedEnglishProvides information on all installed add-ins for Microsoft Excel
Flash Card AssistantAdd-ins.com2011FreeNot ratedEnglishDo flash cards in Excel!
FlexfindJKP ADS2015ProductivityNot ratedEnglishEases searching and replacing throughout an entire workbook. Also enables you to search and replace strings in objects such as headers and footers, chart titles, buttons and many, many more.
Button EditorAndy Pope2004ProductivityNot ratedEnglishThis add-in allows you to edit button images.
Excel UtilitiesAppsProProductivityNot ratedEnglishThe Excel Utilities provides a set of over 30 features that you'll use on a daily basis. These utilities greatly simplify numerous activities involving defined names, worksheets, shapes and application settings.