Manipulating lists in OpenOffice.org Calc

Posted by tuxchick2 on Oct 29, 2006 7:16 PM EDT
Linux Journal; By Bruce Byfield
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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. However, as the number of list items creeps up into the hundreds and beyond into the lower fringes of database territory, the different ways that you can manipulate lists in spreadsheets starts to give them a distinct advantages.

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