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If you have both OpenOffice and MSO, try this:



Add that data table to a spreadsheet. Try to graph Absorbance and Concentration, but don't include the last horizontal ROW.

OpenOffice just couldn't get it right. MSO Excel can graph it correctly, but OOo Calc cannot.

It's things like these that sometimes makes me not hopeful about open source...
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Open Office is a good program and this is too minor an issue to make you pessimistic about such a good program or even worse about open source altogether.
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Originally Posted by yannis7777 View Post
Open Office is a good program and this is too minor an issue to make you pessimistic about such a good program or even worse about open source altogether.
Too minor?? I wouldn't have been able to complete my hw assignment if it weren't for m$! Open source couldn't keep me on me feet! This is a big disappointment...

Google Docs can't get it right either
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ohh, for the time being use Google Spread Sheets or Zoho Sheet

edit: forget google
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ohh, for the time being use Google Spread Sheets or Zoho Sheet

edit: forget google
Beat you to Google

Zoho couldn't do it

Maybe these three ARE doing it, but they're adding an extra line or something. In any case, microsoft's Excel was the ONLY one able to do exactly what I wanted it to do. And I followed the exact same process among all the programs.
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OpenOffice is awesome.

Maybe its Excel that is doing it wrong? All the others are doing it right....
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post #8 of 8
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Originally Posted by jinja_ninja View Post
OpenOffice is awesome.

Maybe its Excel that is doing it wrong? All the others are doing it right....
Maybe... But Excel is doing what I want it to do.

If you have both, plug in the data and see for yourself.
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