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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.

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.

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.

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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Spreadsheet programs refer to the entire file as a workbook and each page as a worksheet.
The only requirements are that the computer has the spreadsheet program loaded and has access to the internet.
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I even created a spreadsheet program that could be used by both the taxpayer and the IRS to compute the present value tax effect.
A particularly flexible, portable, and indeed powerful computer tool is the spreadsheet program. Such programs are designed for rapid calculation as well as for displaying data in various formats.
Doing so is possible by using data from existing electric meters and a spreadsheet program, such as Microsoft Excel.
It was actually adopted by the early developers of the first major spreadsheet program, VISICALC, in the late 1970s.
Commercial electronic grade books that compute and store grades are available; however, one can develop a grade book with little or no computer knowledge using any spreadsheet program. Spreadsheet programs such as Clarisworks, Excel, and Quatro Pro are part of integrated packages such as Clarisworks, Microsoft Office, or Word Perfect.
Medical records data were entered into a computer spreadsheet program for statistical analysis.
In the case of Quicksheet, however, this challenge is worth dealing with, for Quicksheet gives you an Excel-compatible spreadsheet program for the Palm OS: it's not read-only, like Documents To Go files are.
One half would be the operating-system company, the other would hold everything else, including Microsoft's applications software, such as the word processor Word and the spreadsheet program Excel, and the Internet properties.
QuattroPro is WorPerfect's powerful spreadsheet program. For organization, analyzing, reporting and management, of data, there is no program.