Are you vendor-dependent, or dependent on a snapshot in time? If you only have a hammer and everything looking like a nail, you are not enabling your natural expressive abilities. Contrary-wise, if your toolbox is over-stuffed and disorganized, the equally debilitating problem of paralysis kicks in, and you're no better off than just having a hammer. And if your hammer is Excel macros, it'll have the added trait of just not working all the time. If you think there must be a better way, I'm here to tell you there is.