Open source spreadsheets for the excel-challenged
December 18, 2007 12:13 PM   Subscribe

Looking for open source spreadsheet templates I can use commercially (if it comes to that) for recipes, fitness programs and the like. Why? Because my excel skills suck.

Thank you!
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Spreadsheets can be "open source"? How does that work? (Not sarcasm.)
posted by Mikey-San at 12:29 PM on December 18, 2007

Um right Mikey. Maybe gpl'd is what I mean. Free for commercial usage.
posted by at 12:39 PM on December 18, 2007

I'm guessing you've already seen microsoft's templates? If you search for "fitness" or "recipe" you'll get many results. I wasn't able to tell for sure what their licensing scheme for the templates is, but I'm pretty sure they're free for anybody to use.
posted by escher at 2:35 PM on December 18, 2007

Commercial in what way...? If you're just going to sell (perhaps modified) open source documents, there's at least a consideration of the license terms and possibly an ethical issue.
posted by tmcw at 2:59 PM on December 18, 2007

Here's a bunch of them.
posted by Soup at 5:17 PM on December 18, 2007 [1 favorite]

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