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Help - How do I download Time Series Spreadsheets?


Time Series Spreadsheets are available as an Excel (xls) or zipped Excel file. To open a Time Series Spreadsheet, click the Excel icon beside the file you want and select either 'Open' or 'Save'.

Graphic: example of a 'File Download' prompt

Figure 1: Shows the download options of 'Open' or 'Save'

Time Series files can be viewed in Microsoft Excel. If you do not have Excel installed, you can use the free Excel Viewer to open and view an Excel file. Microsoft offers Excel Viewer as a free download from the Microsoft web site,

You can also access the files using the spreadsheet program Calc, which is part of the free productivity suite OpenOffice, available at

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