A software program that arranges data in a matrix of cells and performs calculations based on the arrangement of the cells. The most popular spreadsheets are Lotus 1-2-3 and Microsoft Excel.
A compilation of data in table form arranged in columns and rows. Programs such as Excel build files that contain one or more spreadsheets. Spreadsheets may also contain graphic and other elements and may hidden data.
Legal Electronic Document Institute, Basic Principles of Automated Litigation Support (2005).