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DeltaGraph Pro 3 is the most recent version of the premier Apple Macintosh charting application. The first version of DeltaGraph filled an important niche by providing better and more numerous charting options compared with existing spreadsheet and statistics applications. This endeared DeltaGraph to users who needed Microsoft Excel's data analysis and manipulation features but were dissatisfied with its limited charting capabilities. Current versions of Excel and other Macintosh spreadsheet and statistics programs offer charting features that rival those in the original version of DeltaGraph. DeltaGraph has advanced as well, and the current version has more types of charts and graphs than any other application, including its direct competitor CA-Cricket Graph III 1.5 (Computer Associates).
DeltaGraph Pro 3 has moved beyond charting and graphing, and it now competes with presentation programs such as PowerPoint 3.0 (Microsoft), Aldus Persuasion 2.1 , More 3.1 (Symmantec), and Clarislmpact (Claris). DeltaGraph has an outliner and
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