Questions about calculator software, either built into an operating system, or third-party tools

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What do multiple decimal points mean in the spotlight calculator

I don't understand what this means - when I input multiple decimal points into the OSX spotlight. For instance: 1.1.1 yields 0.11 What does it mean? A google search didn't help me find any ...
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Multiply two vectors in Calc element-wise

2: [0.5, 0.25, 0.125, 0.125] 1: [1, 2, 3, 4] Suppose, this is how the stack looks like, what I'd like to be the result of multiplication: [1 * 0.5, 2 * 0.25, 3 * 0.125, 4 * 0.125] Instead, Calc ...
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Excel: Calculate pilot currencies

I recently got my pilots license and started using Microsoft Excel as my backup logbook. Now I'd like to add a "currency-calculator", which should show me until when I am type and day/night current ...
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writing more complex math input to fish shell

The fish documentation explains that the math command is essentially a thin wrapper to bc. The bc documentation has further info about more complex ops: If bc is invoked with the -l option, a math ...
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Convert fahrenheit in celsius in MS Windows Vista

I am not a Windows user, but we need to find a solution for converting Fahrenheit in Celsius degrees in MS Windows Vista? I know that it should be possible using a formula, but is there any native ...
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How to Run PowerCalc (Power Calculator) on Windows 8?

A while ago Microsoft released an upgrade to their Calc application for Win XP called PowerCalc. It was a great little calculator application with few bells and whistles but easy to use. ...
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Operation in MS-Access?

Is it possible to view a new column in MS-access with simple operations? eg: my database has 2 columns A: arrival time B: departure time I want to view C column with (B-A)
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Is it possible to load Windows Calculator in a particular view?

In Windows 7, Calculator has four different views: Standard Scientific Programmer Statistics When I load the calculator, I know whether I want to do hex arithmatic/conversion (Programmer view) or ...
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Save history on default Calculator on MS7

Is it possible to save the history in the Calculator program in MS7 such that when you exit and restart it, the history is still there?
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USB storage drivers in qemu for Windows installation on TI-Nspire

I'm trying to install Windows XP on my TI-Nspire CX CAS calculator. Those of you who are still reading, I've decided I'm going to try compiling qemu in Ndless and configuring an x86 emulation. If ...
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Windows 8 Quick Calculate

Mac OS X has a very handy feature called Spotlight which one can use to perform searches but also to use as a quick calculation tool. I am wondering, is there such functionality in Windows 8 that ...
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Perplexing Windows Calculator behaviour

On Windows 7, launching Calculator and typing 9/8[Enter]7[Enter]6[Enter], and other similar sequences of keypresses, results in an apparently odd behaviour. For instance 9/8[Enter]7[Enter] outputs ...
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How to determine number of tests performed by CPU per second?

My context is that for exam on encryption methods I need to calculate estimated time taken for brute force attack to succeed. Therefore I need make an assumption about the system used to crack the ...
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How to do a “great circle” calculation in MS Excel or LibreOffice?

I got two columns with latitude and longitude values. I need to calculate the distance between the points in every row. I'm trying to use the haversine formula as seen here: That's the so called ...
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What aids exist in RHEL v6 to calculate subnets without an internet connection?

The Red Hat version of the ipcalc program is very basic compared with some other versions that are available. Suppose you didn't have an internet connection and could only use tools that exist ...
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Is there a way to fix windows calculator order of operations?

When I type 5 + 5 * 6 into the windows calculator I get 60. It appears as if windows ignores order of operations. One potential solution is to change the registry keys so that it starts in ...
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A calculator that shows both hex and decimal at the same time

I'm looking for a Windows calculator that has a dual dec/hex display. That is, assuming I'm adding in Hex mode, I want to have another line showing me the decimal value of my current Hex calculation. ...
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How do I view Windows 8 calculator shortcut keys?

Basically the subject says it all. Viewing help, doesn't help (ironically) since it shows just some Calculator: Frequently asked questions.
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Enhanced alternative to MS Calculator Plus? [closed]

Microsoft's Calculator Plus usually suits my needs, but occasionally, I need to perform calculations such as gross/net interest rates, etc. Does someone know of a similar, simple application that ...
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How do I fix error 1303 during TI Connect install?

I recently purchased a TI-84 Plus graphing calculator, and I'm trying install the TI Connect software in order to connect the calculator to my computer via the USB cable. Unfortunately, I'm getting ...
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Scientific calculator app/site that saves calculations for Win 7? [closed]

Are there any scientific calculator apps that aren't browser specific that's easy to use which displays whatever is inputted clearly and one that can be used by a keyboard only but can be used by only ...
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What's the difference between 'C' and 'CE' functions on Windows calculator?

I have always seen these buttons on physical calculators just as they are displayed on the Windows Calculator, but I never really understood what the abreviations mean and what exactly is the ...
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mac RPN calculator inconsistency

Using Calculator Version 4.5.3 (99.2) on Mac OS X 10.6.8 (10K549) Putting the calculator in RPN mode Empty stack and press: 8 ENTER Empty stack and press: 8 ENTER ENTER 1 * (8 can be any ...
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Hash Calculating Tools [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: File checksum calculator for Windows What are some simple one-click tools to calculate hash of any file? For example: I'm looking for something simple like with Right ...
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Is there a fix to display 0 when arithmetic underflow occurs on the Windows 7 calculator?

I have a problem that exasperates me: When I take the Windows 7 calculator in standard mode, if I do 4, then √ (square root), the result is 2 Fine. But, at this point, if I do - (minus), then 2, ...
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Windows seven calculator

Hello I wondered if anyone could help me with a small problem i have with my calculator. I have been trying to do my accounts online using the windows 7 calculator. I cant get the calculator to work ...
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How to replace Windows 7 calculator with the one from older version?

I was curious if such is possible. I copied Vista calc.exe to Windows 7 and it doesn't start. I tried running it in compatibility mode and still nothing. Windows 7 clearly doesn't like Vista :)
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Software to plan shortest route to many addresses [closed]

I have about 300 addresses in a city and I'm trying to find software that can solve the travelling salesman problem for it. I've tried OptiMap a browser based solution that uses the Google API but ...
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Simple command line calculator

Had one years ago (on Win 3.1 or '95, I'm not sure). Anyways, it was a really simple program. Stood somewhere in PATH and enabled you to do something of a kind calc 5 + 28.3*sqrt(12) and it spit ...
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Calculating in TextMate using “Filter Through Command”

I have a line in a file, which I have open in TextMate. I would like to select the line, or rather the content of the line; 54 + 34.43 and have it be replaced with the total sum. I've used the ...
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Calculate expressions from Run command window

Is there a way to quickly get the result of an expression in the Start > Run command input? For example, if I wanted to get the result of (5+9)*79 I'd like to be able to press ⊞ Win + R, enter the ...
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Calculator with equations?

I'm running Windows XP SP3. I'd like an alternative to Windows' calculator with support for equations, so I don't have to fire OpenOffice just to compute simple equations. Does someone know of a ...
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Menubar Calculator for OS X?

Is there a good calculator that I can run from the menubar? I know that I can type calculations into Spotlight but I'd like something a bit more full-featured. Also, Spotlight frequently has a delay ...
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Is there something like Grapher.app for Windows?

On a Mac, there is a Grapher.app which has many functions like: ordinary graphing, polar graphing, lin-log and log-log graphing, 3d graphing, derivatives, integrals, implicitly defined functions, ...
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Windows Calculator shortcut keys

I'm using the calculator to solve equations like this: ((2 * 2.12) * (0.657)) - ((3 * 2.97) * (0.657^2)) where (0.657^2) is 0.657 squared. However, if I run that in the calculator, the ^ is ...
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How can I get the Windows 7 calculator on Windows XP?

Can anyone please let me know is it possible to install Windows 7 calculator on Windows XP? If so what is the procedure to install it and could you please send me the link of the Windows 7 calculator ...
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What is the best way to install (or compile, or emulate) ubuntu calculator on Windows 7

I loved to use calculator on Ubuntu and I don't like calculator on Windows 7. How is this possible to quickly install Ubuntu calculator on Windows 7?
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Multiple Copies of Windows Calculator

Just did a clean install of Win7 x64. I have a Microsoft Ergo Keyboard 4000 and use the calculator key a lot. Previously, in Windows XP, I could hit it and get multiple copies of calculator to popup. ...
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Export the azimuthal coordinates of a star between a range of dates

Is there a program to export the azimuthal coordinates of a cellestial object (HIP54255) (that is, where do I see the object in the earth's sky, at a specific location?) between a range of dates, for ...
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Time calculator for OSX

Does anyone know of a time calculator for OSX? I'm looking for a calculator that allows me to do this kind of math with times HH:MM:SS ---------- 01:15:58 - 00:15:00 + 02:30:00 ---------- = ...
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Windows Calculator Showing Strange Output

Try this on Windows Steps: Open Calculator directly or by typing calc in RUN. Then type 4 and take square root "sqrt" And whatever you get(ideally you will get 2!), substract 2 from it. Now My ...
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How can I run another app when pressing the calculator key on my keyboard?

I've a Logitech Media Keyboard 600 which features a separate button to launch the calculator. I need that quite often, but the Windows shipped calculator is useless; there are more advanced out there. ...
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Is there a way to quickly convert degrees to radians in windows calculator?

Is there a way to quickly convert radians to degrees and back in windows calculator without using the formula: radians = degrees * Math.PI/180 (something similar to converting between number base ...
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Keyboard calculator system (Keyboard with embedded calculator)

Many users want to make numerical calculations and use the final result in their applications. And in the current situation users keep a calculator at their desktop to perform calculation (note that I ...
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use of Lsh and Rsh keys in windows 7 calculator

Does anyone know the function of the Lsh and Rsh keys in Windows 7 calculator when it is in Programmer's mode. One would think it's meant to shift bits left and right, but that doesn't seem to happen: ...
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Windows 7 Calculator - how to make it stay on top always

I'm use the Windows 7 built-in calculator from time to time, and when I use it, I want to make it stay above all the other windows, so I can see the numbers and copy them, etc to other applications. ...
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Quick, Linux-compatible unit-aware calculator

I want to be able to press a keyboard combination, start typing a mathematical expression that includes units and slightly advanced math (not just a four-function calculator), and get a result ...
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Is there a Windows or Linux equivalent of Soulver calculator application? [closed]

I've just been shown a brilliant calculator app called Soulver which is only available on Mac OS X Maths on a Mac as it should be Soulver is a new kind of calculator application which uses a ...
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where does the Windows Calculator store its settings?

Each time I start the Windows Calculator it uses the standard view. It doesn't save the Scientific view, probably because my user account here at work doesn't have write permissions to some part of ...
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How to convert two's complement? Calculator program and usage example [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What super-calculator do you use? I need a calculator program that runs on Windows 7 that can do two's complement conversions. Specifically convert a two's complement to ...