Pivot tables added to Google Docs
Written by Janet Swift   
Wednesday, 18 May 2011

The facility to create pivot tables has been added to Google spreadsheets and there's a short video to explain the idea and how to use it.

Google has added pivot tables  to Docs' spreadsheets.

Pivot tables provide an efficient way to summarise large data sets and obtain alternative perspectives on it. You take the row and column (2D data) and add more dimensions that you can "pivot" around and view in different ways.The Docs blog works through an example and the data is provided as a template so that you can easily experimennt with it. It also has this explanatory video which demonstates that pivot table creation is quick and easy.

 

  

 

Pivot tables created using Microsoft Excel can't be uploaded into Google Docs yet - but as they are quick to create from the grid data that can be imported that shouldn't present a problem.

 

 

Banner


Google's Deep Learning AI Knows Where You Live And Can Crack CAPTCHA
21/04/2014

A while back we reported on Google's attempts at creating machine vision that was good enough to read house numbers photographed in Street View. Performance has now got a whole lot better since the te [ ... ]



MongoDB 2.6 Released
11/04/2014

The biggest release ever of MongoDB has improvements to aggregation, text-search integration, query-engine improvements, a new write-operation protocol, and security enhancements.


More News

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 18 May 2011 )
 
 

   
RSS feed of news items only
I Programmer News
Copyright © 2014 i-programmer.info. All Rights Reserved.
Joomla! is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License.