Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Computer Software
Spreadsheet Spreadsheet software allows users to organize data in rows and columns and perform
calculations on the data (Figure 34). These rows and columns collectively are called a worksheet .
Most spreadsheet software has basic features to help users create, edit, and format worksheets.
Spreadsheet
Software
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and then click Spreadsheet
Software.
Figure 34 With spreadsheet
software, you create worksheets
that contain data arranged in
rows and columns, and you can
perform calculations on the data
in the worksheets.
Database A database is a collection of data organized in a manner that allows access, retrieval,
and use of that data. Database software is application software that allows users to create, access,
and manage a database (Figure 35). Using database software, you can add, change, and delete data
in a database; sort and retrieve data from the database; and create forms and reports using the data
in the database.
Database Software
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and then click Database
Software.
Figure 35 Database software
allows the user to enter, retrieve,
and update data in an organized
and efficient manner.
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