What to do with your spreadsheet template, so that it doesn’t need to be a spreadsheet
I am usually a spreadsheet junkie, but sometimes I find myself not wanting to use a spreadsheet as my main document manager, let alone to use it to keep track of my data.
It’s easy to get lost in the numbers of data points in a spreadsheet, and it’s not a great idea to drag and drop all your data into it to make it work as a file.
I’ve recently started to think that if we could create a spreadsheet template that is useful to us and works for our needs, we could get away with doing so.
The problem is that there are a lot of formulas to deal with, and the spreadsheet template has become a source of confusion.
Here are some tips for creating a spreadsheet that is easier to use and has less complexity than a standard spreadsheet.