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mukthar [PersonRank 7]

Friday, September 7, 2007
12 years ago3,492 views

cool idea

hebbet [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

a great thing

Phil Guth [PersonRank 1]

12 years ago #

This is really impressive!

David Mulder [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

They haven't moved last 3 hours...

Jonathan Rochelle [PersonRank 0]

12 years ago #

very clever ;)
You can also remove the gridlines on the published URL by adding the &gridlines=false parameter... I know, not very discoverable.

André H Banen (a.k.a. Ahab) [PersonRank 1]

12 years ago #

The long delay between updates – I think you are right about the ImportXML using cached data b.t.w. – of more than 1 hour rules goal seeking using this method totally out. Which is not nice, and makes it hard to use the new Import features for really exiting stuff like creating a frontend spreadsheet for everyone to query a backend spreadheet to do the math on using undisclosed algorithms. But the roundtrip just takes too long (last measurement: 75 minutes) for this to be feasable yet.

Zim [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

This was *so* geek. Cool.

pooin [PersonRank 8]

12 years ago #

Google not likes it. Now a "Loading..." appears in each cell

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

Yeah... it ran fine for some 10 hours, updating around every hour, but then started to break again showing only "loading"...

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