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Spreadsheet

A computer program that organizes numerical data into rows and columns in order to calculate and make adjustments based on new data.
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Spreadsheet

A sheet or computer program organized into rows and columns for easy comparison of information. For example, there may be two columns representing two different fiscal years and several rows representing different financial variables (such as revenue, profit, and so forth). A balance sheet is a very common example of a spreadsheet.
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spreadsheet

A worksheet on which financial data are laid out in rows and columns for comparative purposes. For example, a financial analyst might use a spreadsheet to determine how a firm's sales and profit margins have varied throughout a period of quarters or years.
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spreadsheet

a COMPUTER software program package which enables data to be analysed in columns and rows. Spreadsheets are widely used for financial analysis.
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We literally had to have a spread sheet to work out the costs.
Your cashflow document doesn't need to be fancy - a simple spread sheet will suffice.
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But Mr Crossfield replied: "I think the original figures in that spread sheet were not viable and I would not have supported them.
The book is supported by links to PowerPoint presentations for each chapter and a companion Web site that provides self-testing questions, an online glossary, and Excel templates for a spread sheet approach to problem solving.
In the near future, e-mails, spread sheet programmes and web-page content alike will be secured with digital locks.