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1.4 About this Manual

This book, the SpreadScript User's Guide, provides detailed information about using all SpreadScript features and functions. Please review the file README in the SpreadScript software distribution for the most up-to-date installation instructions and release notes.

1.4.1 Manual Organization

This manual includes chapters on subjects of varying complexity, from basic spreadsheet concepts to using C-callable programming routines to establish real-time data links with other programs.

Chapter 1. Introducing SpreadScript
 
provides an overview of system features and benefits.

Chapter 2. Getting Started with SpreadScript
 
provides a tutorial introduction to installation, programming, and executing a SpreadScript application.

Chapter 3. Calculations
 
describes how SpreadScript performs calculations, and the syntax of SpreadScript formulas.

Chapter 4. Built-in Functions
 
introduces the mathematical, statistical, logical and other functions you can use in formulas.

Appendix A. Function Reference
 
provides detailed descriptions of the individual functions and embedded tools.

Appendix B. Perl API Reference
 
provides detailed descriptions of the SpreadScript Perl application programming interface.

Appendix C. Python API Reference
 
provides detailed descriptions of the SpreadScript Python application programming interface.

Appendix D. Tcl API Reference
 
provides detailed descriptions of the SpreadScript Tcl application programming interface.


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SpreadScript User's Guide, Version 1.2
Grey Trout Software
02 March 2003