A Spreadsheet That Meets Any Need
Calc is the spreadsheet program
always needed. Newcomers find it intuitive and easy to learn.
Professional data miners and number crunchers will appreciate the
comprehensive range of advanced functions.
Advanced DataPilot technology
easy to pull-in raw data from corporate databases, and then
cross-tabulate, summarise, and convert it into meaningful information.
Natural language formulas let you
create formulas using words (for example: "sales - costs").
The Intelligent Sum button
inserts a sum function or a subtotal automatically, depending on the
Wizards can guide you through
and using a comprehensive range of advanced spreadsheet functions. Or
you can download templates from the LibreOffice template repository,
for ready-made spreadsheet solutions.
Styles and direct formatting
easy to apply flexible cell formatting options, including
freely-rotating contents, templates, backgrounds, borders and much
more. Become a spreadsheet expert, using templates with built-in
functions, so that you can re-use a pre-prepared sheet and just focus
on the immediate work.
The Scenario Manager allows "what
..." analysis at the touch of a button. For instance, you can compare
profitability for high, medium and low sales forecasts.
Calc's solver component lets you
solve optimization problems in which the optimum value of a particular
spreadsheet cell has to be calculated based on constraints provided in
You can do collaborative work on
spreadsheets, thanks to Calc's multiple-user support. You can share a
spreadsheet, so that other users can easily add their data to it. The
spreadsheet owner can then easily integrate the new data, in just a few
clicks. This collaboration feature helps avoid editing conflicts.
You can save your spreadsheets in
OpenDocument format, the new international standard for documents. This
XML-based format means that your files can be read even if the
recipient is not a Calc user. Your spreadsheets will be accessible
using any OpenDocument-compliant software.
You can also open Microsoft Excel
spreadsheets, and can also save your work in Excel format for sending
to people still locked into Microsoft products. If you only need to
make your data readable, but on a wide range of devices and platforms,
you can export to Portable Document Format (.pdf). Calc can read .xlsx
files created with Microsoft Office 2007 for Windows or Microsoft
Office 2008 for Mac OS X.