On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 10:21:22AM +0100, Peter Ford wrote:

> Matt Graham wrote:
> > Ashley Sheridan wrote:
> >> Paul M Foster wrote:
> >>> On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 03:22:12PM -0500, Skip Evans wrote:
> >>>> One of the things the other company said was possible, and I'm
> >>>> not familiar with... if I understand correctly, is to create a
> >>>> CD with not just an Excel spreadsheet, but software on that CD
> >>>> that when placed in another computer will open the
> >>>> spreadsheet, allow it to be modified and rewritten back to the CD.


> It *is* possible to be offline, and so far from anywhere that the only
> com links
> are to satellites... (expensive).
> I suspect that a USB key is a better option (and more physically portable)
> than
> a UFB CD.
> But why write an Excel spreadsheet - why not save the data in something more
> portable like CSV that ExCel and read and write to once you are back at base?

CSV doesn't export *formulas*, just the visible numbers.


Paul M. Foster

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