Gnumeric

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Template:Infobox Software Gnumeric is a free spreadsheet program that is part of the GNOME desktop. It is intended to be a free replacement for proprietary spreadsheet programs such as Microsoft Excel, which it broadly and openly emulates. Gnumeric was created and developed by Miguel de Icaza but he moved on to other projects; Gnumeric is currently maintained by Jody Goldberg.

Gnumeric has the ability to import and export data in several spreadsheet formats, including Excel, XML, HTML, Applix, Quattro Pro, PlanPerfect, Sylk, DIF (Document Interchange Format), Oleo, SC, StarOffice, and Lotus 1-2-3. Its native format is XML, compressed with gzip.

Other popular spreadsheet programs are limited to 256 columns but special versions of Gnumeric can be compiled from source code that allow spreadsheets with in excess of 256 columns.

Gnumeric includes all the spreadsheet functions of the North American version of Microsoft Excel and many more functions unique to Gnumeric. Pivot Tables are not yet supported but are planned for future versions.

The Gnumeric developers pride themselves on the accuracy of their software; Gnumeric has established a niche among people using it for statistical analysis and other scientific tasks.

Versions

Gnumeric is released under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL).

  • Gnumeric versions up to and including version 1.0.x use GTK1. Gnumeric version 1.0 was released December 31 2001
  • Gnumeric versions from 1.1 up to and including version 1.4 use GTK2.
  • Gnumeric version 1.4 was the first version available for Microsoft Windows

External links

cs:Gnumeric fr:Gnumeric ja:Gnumeric pl:Gnumeric es:Gnumeric

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