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Linux Journal: Manipulating Lists in OpenOffice.org Calc

Oct 31, 2006, 08:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)

"When asked to explain the purpose of spreadsheets, most people think of calculations first. And it's true that spreadsheets like Calcs have hundreds of different functions for performing calculations. However, probably the most common tasks in spreadsheets is manipulating lists.

"Calc and other spreadsheets have few advantages over a word processor when you are just making a list. In fact, unless you have a spreadsheet template set up so that cells have word wrap and hyphenation, you might be better off using a word processor if all you have is half a dozen items on the list..."

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