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Geneticists throw hands in the air, change gene naming rules to finally stop Microsoft Excel eating their data

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Re: User Error

"It's not the tool. It's the choice of tool."

I agree it's the choice of tool. But the correct choice of tool isn't something more complex than a spreadsheet, it's something simpler. The standard PC, whatever the OS, doesn't have it. If it were text you'd have the choice of your word processor or Notepad/Kedit/whatever. For tabular data such as CSV you have a choice of spreadsheet or.

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