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First of all let me state that I'm in the 3rd year of a chemistry degree and use spreadsheets every week (this review deals with Excel as pretty much all word processors do the same thing whereas spreadsheets vary greatly).
I've tried out most of the competition (Lotus 1-2-3, Corel Quattro, Sun StarOffice etc.) but none can compare with the Data Analysis and Graphing capabilities of Excel. It has the most advanced XY graphs of any of the office packages, with the ability to add X and Y error bars (with the exception of Quattro, the most anyone else offers is Y error bars, and most offer none) and also has the easiest to use Regression Line options including displaying the equation on… Read more