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I've used all of these versions of these spreadsheets also. Actually sat in on a seminar by the fellow that wrote VisiCalc. That program had some neat features that still isn't any of the current spreadsheets. I did rewrite most of the production spreadsheets for my system. They had all of the documentation as well as how to use the particular spreadsheet in each sheet so that we could submit the documentation to the building departments. I think that there was around 200 spreadsheets and they were bundled inside another program so that they couldn't be modified. We call it the RCT system (1991+/-). Unfortunately is was in DOS and in 123.

We also were using SAP 80 at this time on a TRS80 Model II. (in CPM format). Tried using the CDC programs with the punch cards. Sometimes a waste of time.

Neil Moore, PE, SE

On 12/20/2014 5:48 PM, Alex Nacionales wrote:
I have used spreadsheets from VisiCalc, Quattro Pro, Lotus 123 and I think Excel is best because of its VBA programming capability among other
If you want to convert Lotus 123 macros to Excel you have rewrite it in
Excel VBA. I could try to help you with that you if send me the Lotus 123
file with the macro.
You can get the lastest version of Microsoft office for a $10/monthly
subscription where you can install it to up 5 devices(PC's , tablets,
Ipads, Iphones) and up to 5 users.

Merry Christmas,

Alex Nacionales

On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 2:05 PM, nma<nma(--nospam--at)>  wrote:

I would like to know if you can change the macros in 123 to VB routines
in Excel.  Years ago I made the switch to Excel and used v2003 today.
(Version 2010 slowed down my production).  I also use Open Office on my
laptop - but it doesn't support macros either.  I also use some add-ins

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