Spreadsheet is a program or computer application that allows the manipulation on data numbers arranged in tables for the operation on complex calculations of accounting, finance and business
The spreadsheet is an application of traditional computer packages that is programmed for the handling of numerical and alphanumeric data for the purpose of obtaining accounting accounting conclusions. The possibilities of this type of applications are immense, since it allows to operate with complex calculations, formulas, functions and to elaborate graphs of all type.
The origins of modern spreadsheets go back perhaps to the 1960s, when articles in specialist journals began to refer to the concept of “electronic spreadsheet.” The first spreadsheet was created by Dan Bricklin and was called VisiCalc.
Currently and in its most traditional form, spreadsheets are used to make numerical databases, calculations between cells, reports and representations in pie charts, bars and others. These functions are not only very useful for executive-level management and decision-making, they are also fundamental in presenting business and business results and conclusions to audiences and clients.
Because of its versatility and ease of use from a training in software, this type of programs can save a lot of time (elaboration and resolution of large and complicated calculations) and money (invested in accountants and specialists in calculations and economics)
Today there are many programs that offer this variety of services. The most common and popular in the world is the Microsoft Office, named Excel, which is used in small and large offices and even to carry family finances. You can also use Calc, OpenOffice.org, Gnome, Gnome Office, Apple Numbers and several others according to the operating system used.
For greater ease you can use the spreadsheet with the following format, please use one of the following formats that suit your use: