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Re: Phoenix and lists..now Excel/MSWorks

At 04:35 PM 12/31/99 EST, you wrote:
>Hi  Gerry,
>Why would you prefer Excel?  Excel is what I'm using now for my
>and I thought the reporting capabilities, and the FORM view (for easier data 
>entry) that MSWorks offers would be nicer.  But then, I don't know about all 
>the things one can do in Excel either.  Maybe I shouldn't be too hasty about 
>converting all my data over to MSWorks database yet.
>Cindy Johnson
>White Bear Lake, MN
>zone 4a
The difference, I think, is that MS Works is a database manager (like DBASE
or FOXPRO) while Excel is strictly a spreadsheet. For working with the
kinds of files we are talking about, MS Works is probably better.

I just like Excel because I have used it for years at work, so I'm
comfortable with it.

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