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SearchOpenSource: Using the Data Pilot: OpenOffice.org Calc's Answer to Pivot Tables

Nov 07, 2006, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Solveig Haugland)

[ Thanks to Jane Walker for this link. ]

"With the right statistics, you can prove anything. Whether you want to prove that coffee shops serving your company's brand of coffee have 12.5% more attractive customers, that your spouse does only 23.42% of the chores around the house, or that the Flying Spaghetti Monster is the one true deity, you need to be able to manipulate and slice and dice your data to produce the right statistics.

"To do this, of course, you'll need to have a good tool. In OpenOffice.org, one of your choices is the data pilot, the equivalent of pivot tables in Excel..."

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