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What year was Excel created?

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Wed 2 Apr 2008, 16:43 replyReply Delegate Laim said...

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What year was Excel created?

What year was Excel created?

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Thu 3 Apr 2008, 08:21 replyReply Trainer Pete said...

RE: what year was Excel created?

Hi Liam, Thank you for your post, in answer to your question;
Microsoft originally marketed a spreadsheet program called Multiplan in 1982, which was very popular on CP/M systems, but on MS-DOS systems it lost popularity to Lotus 1-2-3.
The first version of Excel was released for the Mac in 1985 and the first Windows version was released in November 1987.
The current version for the Windows platform is Excel 12, also called Microsoft Office Excel 2007. The current version for the Mac OS X platform is Microsoft Excel 2008.
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