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Synapse Software

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Release Date: 1/1/1983
Manufacturer: Synapse Software
Donated By: Gregory William Crowell
SynCalc lets you create various worksheets of text and data for such applications as income taxes, budgets, checkbook balancing, forecasting, and preparing tables.

The spreadsheet itself is a grid of 255 rows and 128 columns, forming over 32,000 cells for entering data. Each cell can contain text, numbers, or a formula. As numbers are entered, results are recalculated and displayed instantly.

Text and data can be easily manipulated throughout the grid. Formulas, numbers, and labels can be copied from one position to other positions. Two parts of the spreadsheet can be viewed simultaneously by using the vertical and horizontal splitscreen feature.

What makes SynCalc especially attractive is its ease of use. Pop-up menus display the current mode and available functions. With experience, you can eventually issue direct commands without referring to the menus.

When using the menus, the commands are always displayed at the top of the screen. For example, to copy cells A1 through A5 to locations B1 through B5, you'd have to select a total of six menu entries. Alternatively, you can type /C A1:A5 B1:B5. You can type cell addresses directly or move the cursor to a cell and press RETURN.

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