And it makes updating your pricing logic as easy as updating your spreadsheet.This tutorial shows you how to use the Microsoft Excel Web App to provide an interactive estimate calculator on a Web page.By providing your site visitors with an interactive estimate calculator, they're more likely to at least consider your offering.
But estimates can be complex, involving a number of frequently changing business rules and interrelated parameters, making custom-code implementations hard to keep up-to-date.
Why not lay out your data in a spreadsheet, and take advantage of built-in data calculations and formatting capabilities?
If you're using Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal, Blog Engine.net, Dot Net Nuke, or Screw Turn Wiki, you can get more detailed instructions and how-to videos by visiting the Code Snippet Embedding Tutorial.
Save it and view your page to see your workbook embedded on your website!
Your visitors can interact with it directly on your page.
Try it - the workbook at the top of the page is live so you can test it out for yourself.
Of course, Excel can be used for a much wider range of solutions than just estimate calculators.
Regardless of the purpose of your workbook, the steps to embed it on a Web page will be the same.
The Microsoft Excel Web App is an online companion application to the Excel desktop client that allows you to view and edit Excel workbooks directly within a Web browser.
Storing an Excel workbook on Windows Live Sky Drive (an online service that provides 25 Gb of free storage) enables it to be embedded and viewed directly within a Web page, using the Excel Web App embed functionality.
Customizing the embed experience The Excel Web App provides customization options for you to control how your workbook gets embedded.