A good design for your spreadsheet makes it easy for you:

  • ..::Read and print the data
  • ..::Understand the point of the sheet
  • ..::Use the sheet’s information
  • ..::Update the sheet
  • ..::Spot the important parts quickly

A well-designed sheet will be comfortable to work with and makes it easy to answer the questions you want to ask, or the questions that are going to be asked of you.