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Below are pointers to pages of technical matters relating to Access, Excel, Outlook, Word and VBA.

You will also find pointers to pages of DMW's views on a variety of topics to do with running a business as a freelance consultant.

Some topics, eg Managing the Email Load might interest you even if you are not a freelance.

Until a comments section has been added to this site, please with your thoughts on what is written or what you would like to see written about.

When an appropriate page is due to appear and when one has been updated, DMW will let you know.

Access and Excel

Rounding numbers is a commentary on various functions and techniques for rounding numbers in Microsoft Access and Excel, and by use of VBA (Visual Basic for Applications).

Floating point numbers and scaling deals with some aspects of working with real numbers that may be too large or too small for the computer to store with total precision.

Excel and BODMAS is for anyone who thinks “I cannot do the maths”.

Elsewhere you will find tips and techniques for Microsoft Access and Excel.

Working as a Freelance

Managing the Email Load passes on tips for making email work for you by reducing the stress commonly associated with keeping up with it as it eats up more of the working day.

Planned Topics

  • Writing proposals and reports
  • A beginner's guide to creating a database
  • Working from home
  • Organising your work as a freelance
  • Blocking those ‘on behalf of’ emails.

Last updated 2017-11-03.