We just started using this option, as we have 71 columns in a particular sheet and scrolling back and forth was becoming quite cumbersome and inefficient. We put our three most important columns at the front of the sheet and the the freeze pane in place at the end of the third column.

So far it's


I don't work in this realm at my job, but I know that another program (much more costly, I might add!) is being considered to meet our business services group needs. Though not exhaustive, I know they need a program that will allow for processing of purchase orders and needed approvals