Jun 6, 2006

Google Spreadsheets

Well another techy post, well after writely now its Google Spreadsheets. Yes they have come out with an online version of the popular MS Excel. Well since its google's you should realise its invite only. I have signed up for lets see what its got to offer.

You can signup for Google spreadsheets HERE.
Here are some info regarding the upcoming google spreadsheets and some screenshots.

Creating spreadsheets

Create basic spreadsheets from scratch.
You can start from scratch and do all the basics, including changing the number format, sorting by columns, and adding formulas.
Upload your spreadsheet files.
Upload spreadsheets or worksheets from CSV or XLS format - all your formulas and formatting will come across intact.
Familiar desktop feel makes editing a breeze.
Just click the toolbar buttons to bold, underline, change the font, change the cell background color and more.

Sharing spreadsheets

Choose who can access your spreadsheets.
Just enter the email addresses of the people you want to share a given document, and then send them a message.
Share documents instantly.
People with whom you share a given spreadsheet can access it as soon as they sign in.
Edit with others in real time.
Multiple people can edit or view your spreadsheet at the same time as you - their names will appear in an on-screen chat window.

Storing spreadsheets

Edit from anywhere.
There's nothing to download; you access your spreadsheets from any computer with an Internet connection and a supported browser.
Never lose your work.
Online storage and auto-save mean you need not fear hard drive failures and power outages.
Easily save and export copies.
You can save your spreadsheets to your own computer in CSV, XLS and HTML formats.

Update: Google spreadsheets is live. visit http://spreadsheets.google.com. Sign up soon cuz i got the invite in a matter of hours ;)
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  1. AnonymousJune 06, 2006

    Hi Raki,

    Arvind again. While waiting for Google Spreadsheets to open up, why not try Zoho Sheet?

    Check it out at http://zohosheet.com


  2. sure arvind i'll check that too...:)

  3. AnonymousJune 06, 2006

    hi rakesh, come online yaar.i got discuss something. catch me from 9 pm to 11 pm @softykid ; y! messenger

  4. AnonymousJune 07, 2006

    Hi Rakesh

    Nice tool. I have not heard of this before.

    Useful post.


  5. yes nidhi you wouldnt have heard of it since it was launched only yesterday

  6. AnonymousJune 07, 2006

    hahahahahaha, lol, thanks for the info.

    Have Fun

  7. nice handy feature! especially useful for ppl on the move. google rox as usual :)

  8. hey sri i want to know abt php programming a bit so is it possible to meet you sometime