Numbers has a lightweight interface and is easy to use. But does it handle numbers as accurately as Excel, or maths environments like Matlab?
The futile quest for a pasteboard format which transfers numbers as numbers rather than text which has to be converted back in integers, floating point numbers, and so on.
Sierra’s new logs have new uses, such as collecting and analysing test and use data – only if you can import log extracts into a suitable app.
Getting basic, everyday things like text selection right isn’t as sexy as AI or VR, but it’d make our work and lives easier.
Storyspace and Tinderbox can import a range of other formats, including CSV. This explains how to use that format.
With a bit of co-ordination, effort, and attention to detail, Apple could have a software portfolio far broader than in the heyday of Claris. But for the moment, the body language just isn’t right.
Whether in spreadsheets, databases, or elsewhere, data and derived calculations can readily let you down. What can you do to detect and correct errors?