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Microsoft Excel 2008

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Where to buy
Price when rated: $400 as part of Office 2008, upgrade $240; home and student version, $150; Special Media Edition (includes Expression Media), $500, upgrade $300
Lowest price: $65.00 via ChicagoComputerSupply

Pros

  • Improved handling of graphics and images
  • Runs natively on Intel- and PowerPC-based Macs
  • Elements Gallery can save development time
  • Formula Builder eases formula creation

Cons

  • No support for OS X Services
  • Buggy Automator/AppleScript support for OS X 10.5
  • No must-have new features
  • Lingering bugs from previous version
  • No Visual Basic for Applications support
  • Wasted vertical space in spreadsheets
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