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spreadsheet

[spred′shēt]
a computer program that simulates a business or scientific worksheet and performs the necessary calculations when data are entered or changed.
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The risks involved in employing Excel spreadsheets are well-known.
Starting with the basics, ownership and accountability of spreadsheets are often ignored by spreadsheet users.
The policy-based automation introduced by Compassoft in this release represents a major step forward in the battle to manage spreadsheets," said Philip Howard, research director at Bloor Research.
Even those users with full access to spreadsheet functionality are still monitored by ESP.
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act has forced companies to examine the role spreadsheets play in their financial reporting processes as well as the financial decisions based on the use of spreadsheets.
Regardless of how well-defined and well-documented the rules that produce the data, once those data are imported into a spreadsheet for further manipulation, control is lost and, with it, the ability to ensure accuracy.
A spreadsheet schedule for calculating the decedent's share of income tax liabilities and refunds from a joint return.
Any data returned by the query can be manipulated with the same powerful spreadsheet features described above.
We are able to insert new data, allow the spreadsheet to run its embedded operations, and receive results based on new input.
In the case of Quicksheet, however, this challenge is worth dealing with, for Quicksheet gives you an Excel-compatible spreadsheet program for the Palm OS: it's not read-only, like Documents To Go files are.