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On 11/13/2015 08:23 PM, toki wrote:
On 13/11/2015 19:27, Joel Madero wrote:

I have never seen a 150 mb functional spreadsheet before.
That size is not uncommon in environments where Excel is the only office
tool that the employees know how to use.

Trust me...I know. I worked somewhere where we had a 750 meg excel file
that crashed multiple times a day and was entirely useless. When I
suggested that someone (meaning I) take the time to do it right....IT
pushed back heavily and was afraid that I'd break something (as if
things weren't already horribly broken....).

I recommend to most people who see their spreadsheets creeping into the
10's to 100's of megs to start looking at how to structure databases and
do things right instead of horrible hacks that tend to have lots of
issues - despite many people trying, a spreadsheet is not a database.


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