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hpr1635 :: 41 - LibreOffice Calc - Data Manipulation 1: Sorting and AutoFilter

A look at the most simple ways of manipulating data in Calc.

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Tags: LibreOffice, Calc, Spreadsheet, sorting, autofilter.
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Part of the series: LibreOffice

In this in-depth series on LibreOffice we examine Writer, Calc and Impress

The next major area of investigation for this series is how we can do data manipulation in Calc. Although Calc is not a database, it can be used for some data analysis and manipulation. When I worked for the finance department of a hospital, it was very common for the financial analysts to get a data dump from a centralized system as a CSV file, load it up in a spreadsheet, and then slice-and-dice the data to get the answers they wanted. It is not anywhere near what you can do with a good relational database and a structured query, but you can do some quick-and-dirty analysis here. - For more go to http://www.ahuka.com/?page_id=879


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