Automating MapPoint and Pasting Map Images into Excel - Part 1 of 2
This article shows a relatively simply way to control MapPoint and paste map images into Excel based on some event or changes in Excel, bringing powerful mapping capability into Microsoft Excel Dashboards.
"I would posit that more than 50% of the work done with MapPoint also involves Excel in some capacity. To some degree, this is by necessity and design. MapPoint does not have it's own, built-in Table Viewer and Editor such as other mapping software like MapInfo Pro and ArcGIS."
See full article text in this post on MapForums.com.