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SpreadSheet Module

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Having a spreedsheet module inside EssentialPIM would be incredible.
I know it has been asked before in the past but i think it would be a really big plus having a basic spreadsheet to put stuff like daily expenses, or trip calculations etc. The possibilities are endless.

So, i ask if in the future you might considerate finding a solution, like inbed some opensource spreedsheet, make your own module, or even use google sheets in some way.

As a workaround i placed a note in my essentialPIM portable database, with the small Spread32 software executable attached. But it is quite troublesome to save the output file outside EPIM and then attach.



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Re: SpreadSheet Module

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Thank you, your suggestion is noted. Yes, true, there were requests for this previously (although mainly about adding this functionality into Notes module). We are still contemplating this, but it is a significant investment to make.
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Re: SpreadSheet Module

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Any updates on this?
I find as I add related information in the Notes section that I end up trying to put it all into a spreadsheet like format to then be able to sort it by column. The other option would be able to embed Google Sheets into Notes.
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A simple spreadsheet module (or sub-module for Notes) is in the plans.
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A friend had me try AM-Notebook today: https://www.aignes.com/notebook.htm

I find the interface un-usable because of the blinding colors, and lack of dark mode, but the spreadsheet system is a nearly prefect example of what I think a lot of us hope EPIM gets some day.
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Looking forward to it.
With the current table function in Notes is there a method to add many rows at once?
All I see is when you right click in the Table and can only add 1 row at a time.
Also, speaking of the Notes area, it would be awesome if when right clicking you could have an option to add the current Date. Know you can do this from the pulldown menu but would be quicker if available via right click from any Note.
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You can use the Tab key to add more rows for tables. And then there's the Ctrl+Space shortcut for adding date&time.
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I use an application called RightNotes
It has an internal spreadsheet that does calculations and such just like excel.

Check it out.
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Actually in Epim if you add a spreadsheet as an internal attachment and then open it within epim and work on it it will save it back to epim and update it.

So while you may not be able to SEE the spreadsheet directly within the note you can certainly store it in a note and work on it.
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Re: SpreadSheet Module

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Any updates on the Spreadsheet module being added?
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Re: SpreadSheet Module

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Not in the nearest versions.
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