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Reviewed in the United States on May 7, 2022
Normally I only post when I have good things to say but I stumbled reading this item in the first part of the book and the repetition is off-putting. It may be a masterpiece for reference, but you might need to dig through some unneeded info to get to it.
"While Microsoft had already released (in 1982) Multiplan, it was overshadowed by Lotus 1-2-3. This prompted Microsoft to create Excel, and the rest is history. Multiplan in 1982, Microsoft released Multiplan, a spreadsheet program that was very common on Control Application for small computers (CP/M systems) but lost ground to Lotus 1-2-3 on MS-DOS. This prompted the development of a modern spreadsheet known as Excel, which was created with the aim of doing everything 1-2-3 does, except faster and better."