Excel is loaded up with functions, but even changes like the Ribbon interface in recent releases don't mean people find it easy to perform common tasks. Microsoft's Inside Office Online blog has started a rundown of the most popular time-savers for Office (based on comments on existing posts). In the first batch, one for Excel stands out: how to convert rows to columns or vice versa using the Paste Special Transpose command. Hit the post for full details. Excel 2007 users will find Transpose under Paste in the Home tab.