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A first look at the FUSE spreadsheet corpus

Following on the first paper by Titus Barik et al static.barik.net/barik/publications/msr2015/PID3640389.pdf and some work by Mark Townsend analysing the last row and column used in each file http://markstownsend.com/what-are-all-the-rows-for/index.html I downloaded the 7GB of 249,376 files and did some summary analysis … Continue reading

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Excel 2013 Inquire Addin improved IQ

In my previous blog post I complained that the Excel 2013 INQUIRE addin showed every single formula in A1 style, which is useless for recognising blocks of identical formulas. So I’ve now done something about that – I am making available … Continue reading

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Free Excel formula highlighting tool

My main product is the XLTest addin that does a comprehensive shakedown of Excel workbooks. I’ve picked out the most popular feature, colour coding cells by formula region, and give it away as a free taster, the XLTest Colorizer. It … Continue reading

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