Google Spreadsheets

Following yesterdays post about, the Web Word Processor, I?m going to point you towards another Google web application that should help you avoid purchasing from the ?M? word.

Today?s post is about , which, you guessed it, is a web-based spreadsheet programme similar to the likes of Microsoft Excel. It works in basically the same way as Writey in the fact that you can upload various files and store them online, allowing access from many locations. You can also allow mulitple contributers and invite others to view your page which can be published online. If you want to know more then just .


The only real difference is that you?ve got to sign in with your Google account, which is exactly the same as signing in to your Gmail account. Don?t worry if you haven?t got one as you can pretty easily with the only info needed being your email and a password.


At the moment it?s not as sophisticated as Excel is, but if you?re just doing simple calculations then will suffice.

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3 Responses to Google Spreadsheets

  1. Stef says:

    I?d heard this was on the way, definitely a good idea as most people are only casual users of spreadsheets. I might have a little play with this and see what I think.

    Shame it?s not single sign in with Writley though.

  2. Stef says:

    Aaarg! It only seems to do American data formats. Grrr?

  3. Adem says:

    It seems like Microsoft is jumping on the bandwagon too.


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