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I got a google spreadsheet invite

justin flavin [PersonRank 10]

Wednesday, June 7, 2006
16 years ago2,973 views

i'm in.


one BIG flaw that i immediately see – there's no
"sigma" sign in the toolbar for summing. (it looks like a big E in Excel)

i had to go to "formulas" and click on "sum".

if anyone wants an invite to my spreadsheet , you can mail me at
justinf[put at-character here]

you have to have a gmail account for me to invite you.

justin flavin [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

oooh – dodgy. just noticed another thing.

invite people to edit
invite people to view

you might pick the wrong box by accident and invite a viewer , but give them editing rights.

i'm not sure how they'll make that one entirely foolproof...

Splasho [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

I just got invite too

justin flavin [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

aha – just noticed – you can remove a editor – bottom right.
that fixes the "invite an editor" by accident problem.

i have to say, this is a seriously cool app.
the collaboration aspect could be very useful.

Art-One [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Justin, if you can find out new features that should be added... Feel free to add them to this thread:

We just want to bundle the good ideas for the folks of Google...
(It seems they all have bookmarked Philipp's blog ;-)).

justin flavin [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

cheers. thanks. i'll add them in there.

right now i've got about 3 people collaborating on my spreadsheet.

it is a interesting way to chat. they are leaving messages in the spreadsheet cells , rather than the chat option.

interesting... i get the feeling , and this is my gut instinct, that spreadsheets might not be used for spreadsheeting – it could well turn out to be one big "graffiti" style message board, for interactive chat. [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

[moved from: Search Engines Web – Gets Invited 10 hours after applying]

spreadsheets-noreply[put at-character here] to me
More options 11:08 am (8 hours ago)

Thanks for signing up to use Google Spreadsheets! Your Google account associated with this email address (...) has been activated, so you can begin sharing spreadsheets on the web!

To learn more before you start, please visit this link: ...

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