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Force Folder Actions to notice changed files
Authored by: foilpan on Mar 30, '10 11:06:43AM

why are you using a spreadsheet for such things in the first place? wouldn't a hosted or in-house web app be more flexible? any time i see people syncing data back and forth like this for collaboration, it screams "web app" to me.



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Force Folder Actions to notice changed files
Authored by: TonyT on Mar 30, '10 01:16:26PM

...but its not 'back and forth', its only forth.
Why 'force' the reader of the info to do anything more than 'read' if all he wants to do is read!



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Force Folder Actions to notice changed files
Authored by: robg on Mar 30, '10 03:13:18PM

1) It's not collaboration, it's a report. It's my job to create it and work with it; Peter just needs to see it.

2) No web app I've seen can match Excel's abilities. To pull the numbers together, I'm using formulas that don't exist in Google Docs.

-rob.



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Force Folder Actions to notice changed files
Authored by: luomat on Mar 30, '10 08:03:18PM

You can share the actual Excel file over Dropbox without putting it in your Public folder, which will alleviate the need for any conversation while keeping it private.



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