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Author Topic: notepad-equivalent for spreadsheets?  (Read 4146 times)

urlwolf

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notepad-equivalent for spreadsheets?
« on: April 14, 2007, 12:27:58 PM »
Is there an xl-lite, notepad-equivalent for spreadsheets?
I need that feature that you can drag a corner of the spreadsheet to have a parto of the spreadsheet always visible (e.g., the row names), but nothing fancy.

Freeware preferred :)

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Re: notepad-equivalent for spreadsheets?
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2007, 12:30:57 PM »
I have found this thanks to Zaine:
http://www.byedesign.freeserve.co.uk/

It's really lightweight, But it doesn't offer the "block row names from scrolling" feature that I need.

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Re: notepad-equivalent for spreadsheets?
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2007, 12:58:59 PM »
Are one of the myriad online spreadsheet web applications not something to look at?
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Re: notepad-equivalent for spreadsheets?
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2007, 10:03:49 PM »
there are some more options here.. :)

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Re: notepad-equivalent for spreadsheets?
« Reply #4 on: April 16, 2007, 07:45:25 AM »
Are one of the myriad online spreadsheet web applications not something to look at?
I don't think the  "block row names from scrolling" thingy is easy to implement with AJAX, but that's just my intuition. Have you found any that does this well?

Thanks for your suggestions, lanux, nothing in that thread that I haven't found/ can use... damn, there is NO notepad-like excel clone... spread is the closest, but it doesn't have the one thing I need:  "block row names from scrolling".

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Re: notepad-equivalent for spreadsheets?
« Reply #5 on: April 16, 2007, 11:58:46 AM »
By block row names from scrolling, do you mean that you want to be able to scroll horizontally and still see column A?  If so, the program you mentioned can do it:
http://www.byedesign.freeserve.co.uk/

Select the column to the right of where you want the freeze line and then select Format -> Freeze.  It may take a couple times clicking Freeze to actually get it to freeze:

selcol.pngnotepad-equivalent for spreadsheets?

free.pngnotepad-equivalent for spreadsheets?

freeshow.pngnotepad-equivalent for spreadsheets?

You can also do it by row.  Just select the row directly below where you want the freeze line:

rowselect.pngnotepad-equivalent for spreadsheets?

freeshowrow.pngnotepad-equivalent for spreadsheets?

You can't do row and column at the same time :(.


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Re: notepad-equivalent for spreadsheets?
« Reply #6 on: April 16, 2007, 12:50:24 PM »
Thanks cThorpe!

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Re: notepad-equivalent for spreadsheets?
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2007, 08:24:48 PM »
there are some more options here..
i meant to say Spread32 but cthorpe has found a solution already.. :up: