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I use MathCAD a lot and find it very convenient.  I still do hand calculations, but any calculation that I think I will be able to use again by changing a few parameters, I will do on MathCAD.


Nels Roselund, SE

South San Gabriel, CA


From: Terangue Gillham [mailto:tiger(--nospam--at)]
Sent: Wednesday, May 17, 2006 4:01 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject: TEDDS




I'm in the market for a program or an add on for Word that will allow me to "do" hand calculations quickly and easily using my PC.  The only product that I have found is TEDDS, does anyone on the list use this program?  If so, can you give me your thoughts on it?


My handwriting is pretty horrible, and slow as well, so I am much faster using my keyboard.  The program would need to allow me to enter equations easily, so greek characters would be a must.  I have gotten into the habit of using PDF files to store all of my project calculations so that I can submit electronic files to my clients as well as archive using my computer (I tend to lose paper) - using a program instead of handwriting would cut the scannning step out of the process and hopefully save me more time.


I am a one man show, so I don't want to throw away a pot of money - that said, if something really does the trick then I would be willing to fork out some cash.


Any comments or especially opinions regarding software that you all use would be greatly appreciated.




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