System and methods for improved scenario management in an electronic spreadsheet

  • US 5,303,146 A
  • Filed: 03/11/1993
  • Issued: 04/12/1994
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/11/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. In an electronic spreadsheet system for modeling user-specified information in a data model comprising a plurality of information cells, a method for automatically tracking different versions of the data model, the method comprising:

  • (a) specifying a base set of information cells for the system to track changes;

    (b) creating a new version of the data model by modifying at least one information cell from the specified base set; and

    (c) automatically determining cells of the data model which have changed by comparing cells in the new version against corresponding ones in the base set.

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