The Tools menu is
The menu choices are grouped into the following groups:
These two tools allow the user to make Gnumeric automatically correct typing or automatically save workbooks at periodic intervals.
Gnumeric can be used to solve systems of linear equations and other mathematical problems. These two dialogs enable access to these tools. A full discussion of these tools is presented in Section 7.1 ― Solver.
This entry launches the plug-in management dialog. Plug-ins are programs which are separate from Gnumeric but provide useful functionality. Some of the core parts of Gnumeric, such as Excel file format support, are actually plugins. This means that a user who never uses Excel files can remove this module from Gnumeric and make Gnumeric use less memory.