History of Excel functions

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Occasional Contributor

Hi, is there a way to find out the list of available functions from very old Excel versions? Like Excel 95 or even earlier. Just for being curious. Support pages of today won't go that far. I would like to have a picture of the development path of Excel.

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@szilvia_vf 

Releases and docs for Excel versions prior to 2000 available here:

https://winworldpc.com/product/microsoft-excel/1x

It'd be good to have a comprehensive worksheet function history for the record, please attach if successful!

I thought I would just want to get the list of functions of each versions - but now that I know Excel 1.0 is available, I have a strong and honest urge to get an emulator for that!
OMG!!! I was going through the different versions on that page and laughing about the references to floppy 3.5 and 5.25 but when I got to version 97/98 and saw the installation instructions I couldn't keep my laugh in:
Release notes
This is the standalone retail CD-ROM version of Excel 97.

Installation instructions
Step 1: Get hammer. Step 2: SMASH CLIPPY!