PC Applications forum

General discussion

Looking for an Excel like program

Hello,
I'm setting up a simple database and am having trouble locating a good one. Basically I just need to organize some simple info for about a thousand files. I can very easily use Excel, however it would require me making a thousand different files and opening them all up individually.

What I would like to do is just have a menu along the left side with each file name. When I click on it, I'd like it to open up in the adjacent window quickly.

Does anyone know of a program like this???
THANKS IN ADVANCE!

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Looking for an Excel like program
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Looking for an Excel like program
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
I would use MS Access ...

In reply to: Looking for an Excel like program

but that's primarily because I already have it. Any database software would do, I think, for what you want (although the user interface would be different). But there aren't many free ones, I'm afraid.

If your are the adventurous type, you can try the free database BASE from Openoffice 2.0 (www.openoffice.org), still a beta.

Wait for other advices.


Kees

Collapse -
HTML?

In reply to: Looking for an Excel like program

From the requirement said in the post, maybe one can use an HTML formatted Word document? Or a HTML page that can be used on a browser?

Popular Forums

icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

SMART HOME

This one tip will help you sleep better tonight

A few seconds are all you need to get a better night's rest.