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Genstat and Excel: Similarities and Differences

The behaviour of a Genstat spreadsheet differs to other spreadsheet packages, such as Microsoft Excel. However, a Genstat spreadsheet contains many features that are similar to Excel, plus some additional enhancements for ease of use. This section describes these similarities, differences and additional features.

In this section

Similarities and Differences
How Data is Organized
How Data is Updated
Column Names
Column Types (data types)
Spreadsheet Size
Spreadsheet Types
Managing Multi-Page Spreadsheets
Performing Calculations
Date Formats
Tables
Graphs

Genstat spreadsheet (left image) and the same spreadsheet in Excel (right image).
Updated on December 14, 2018

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