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There is some minimalist spreadsheet (excel-like) software? I imagine something like NotePad (small and quick) just to write some tabular data quickly. No toolbars, no font formatting, not "a lot" of resources... maybe a simple CSV read/writer?

I imagine a Notepad of the world of spreadsheets... :)

Thank you!

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Google spreadsheets is too much? :-( google.com/google-d-s/spreadsheets –  Synetech Mar 4 '11 at 3:47

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This is probably what you're looking for:

  Simple text spreadsheets with List2

Here's an excerpt of what the web site claims:

  • "List² is a minimalist (32kb) application that can do just that. Its uncomplicated interface allows you to quickly assign names to columns and start entering your data."

I think 32k is a very reasonable size, and should load quickly like Windows Notepad.

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You probably REALLY want to enable the "Use Single Click Entry" option under the Options menu. –  Randolf Richardson Mar 4 '11 at 3:30
Ha! List² is awesome; it’s just like one of my own projects. After writing several almost-identical programs for keeping track of row/column-based lists, I started writing a generic, super-db app. It looks like List² is somewhat similar to that, except that List² is complete (I got sidetracked about 50 times since I last worked on it, though there’s always hope if I can find the time). –  Synetech Mar 4 '11 at 3:45
Synetech inc.: Do you have a link to a web site with your project? I'm interested in taking a look if it's available to the public. Thanks. –  Randolf Richardson Mar 4 '11 at 3:55
Near Perfection! –  Click Ok Mar 4 '11 at 5:36

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