Most of the users of Microsoft Office should be already familiarized with the numerous add-ins that can be used to enhance the functionality of the programs that are part of the suite. Many of these little extras are designed for automation purposes and to make the workflow a bit more fluent for those who have to work with Office apps on a daily basis.
One of the utilities that has a larger number of regular users is Microsoft Excel and, as one would expect, there is a fair number of add-ins especially tailored for this environment. An interesting package that brings together loads of functions for this particular member of the Office suite is ASAP Utilities.
This plugin adds lots of functions and it only takes a couple of moments to install it on the target system. Once you set it up and start Excel to see what it's all about, the abundance of features tucked inside a single package may take you by surprise.
First off, ASAP Utilities comes with a long list of shortcuts that can help you launch your most often used tools and commands. This hotkey database can be enriched by adding custom key combinations of your own for using other Excel functions you might need.
Insofar as the selections that can be made inside a worksheet are concerned, this add-in features several cell and sheet highlighting options that you can use when having to deal with content spread across the whole document. There are also many shortcuts you can use to perform columns and rows as well as objects and comments selections, editing and other content management actions.
To conclude, it's safe to say that the range of actions covered by ASAP Utilities is really impressive and it's not often that you can come across such a large collection of commands and features that are set to be one click away from completion.