How To Activate and Use The Inquire Tab?

In this Article we will learn how to activate and use the Inquire Add-in which is an inbuilt add in for Excel use.
Let us understand what an Add-in is:
It allows you to extend Excel functionality across other platforms including Windows, Mac, iPad, and in a browser. Use Excel add-ins within a workbook to. Interact with Excel objects, read and write Excel data.
We can create the Excel Add-in from an Excel file itself which has some special functions which you feel are useful to other Excel files.When we create an Add-in it is created in .xlam format. Many Excel add in’s are downloaded from web with special functions to be used locally in you Excel files.I will guide you how to use or import the Inquire Add-in to Excel file:

1. Open the Excel file in which you want the Add-in to be used:

2. Click FILE at the top left from Excel file:

3. Click Options at the bottom:


4. Click Add-ins:


5. Select the Inquire Add-in from the list that you want to use:


Then from the Manage select Com Add-in:

COM Add-ins

Click Go. Check Inquire and click go:

COM Add-ins Inquire

We are ready to use the inquire features now and it will be added to the toolbar:

Inquire Toolbar


You can download the Template here – Download