Drupal 6 end-of-life announcement

On February 24th 2016, Drupal 6 will reach end of life and no longer be supported.

Sheetnode Frequently Asked Questions


What format should text tables have to be properly imported by sheetnode_text?
Cells should be separated by at least two whitespaces to be recognized.

How can I refer to external data from my cells?

Installation of Sheetnode and Extra Modules

Install Sheetnode

  • Go to the sheetnode folder.
  • Delete the existing socialcalc folder if it exists.
  • Download the latest SocialCalc tarball from the GitHub repo:

    wget https://github.com/infojunkie/socialcalc/archive/master.zip
  • Extract the downloaded tarball and rename the extracted folder to socialcalc:

How to Create a Sheetnode or a Sheetnode View

How to create a Sheetnode

  • Install this module (only Sheetnode module needed)
  • Create content > Sheetnode
  • Enjoy your first online spreadsheet!

How to create a Sheetnode View

  • Install Views and this module (only Sheetnode module needed)
  • Create a new view of type Node (for example)
  • In Basic settings > Style, select "Spreadsheet"
  • Click "Update default display" to use the default Spreadsheet settings


Sheetnode integrates the JavaScript spreadsheet engine SocialCalc as a new node type in Drupal. SocialCalc was written by Dan Bricklin, co-author of the original VisiCalc spreadsheet app in 1979, and is used in the OLPC XO laptop and the SocialText Collaboration Platform.

Honeypot: spam bot form protection

Honeypot uses both the honeypot and timestamp methods of deterring spam bots from completing forms on your Drupal site. These methods are effective against many spam bots, and are not as intrusive as CAPTCHAs or other methods which punish the user [YouTube].


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