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Welcome to the Official Home Page of XCALC!
XCALC 3.0.5 with source is now available
Version 2.9.4 (windows only) is now
Note: THIS PAGE
UPDATED 2 oct 2011 and later. New email address! I don't work for
Tordivel any more, but have had trouble accessing this page to tell you.
XCALC is my little hobby project -- a Win32 (2000+, 98+) RPN calculator completely free to use, and still downloadable from here:
Enter XCALC 3! Using Qt, this should be possible to compile and run on various windows systems, MacOSX, Linux and some mobile units (NOT Android, they only run Java applications).
I compile and distribute only a Linux version developed under Linux Ubuntu/Mint, under the GNU public license. There will also soon appear a new windows installable, kindly compiled by Timothy Anderson.
The second version, xcalc 3.0.2 adds online help and degree/radian angle measures. Also, the buttons are placed slightly better.
The third or fourth version, xcalc 3.0.3/4 might actually be able to compile for different platforms. I've had quite a bit of help from a non-linux user to try to get it right.
The fifth version, xcalc 3.0.5 has a much better treatment of the undo/redo logic.
BTW: the difference in tar sizes is just because I haven't always managed to remove the unneeded files.
Otherwise it is all there - xcalc can handle huge complex numbers, fractions and DMS numbers. And of course it has binary, octal and hex numbers, now from 8 to 64 bits wide.
The source is provided, but currently there is only a project
for QtCreator there, and no porting help. I don't yet know
how to pack the source as a proper GNU tarball, sorry. If someone knows how
to generate a tarball for a Qt project complete with
./configure;make;make install please tell me. Help
xcalc3 is written in C++. I needed to switch from C to satisfy Qt; using C++ also makes it possible to use the STD libraries in the code. And that is a great help!
There are several reasons for using Qt as a platform. The
first is that it is a mature, cross-OS, Norwegian system that actually exists and works.
Further, since I have left windoze and moved on to Linux, I
find that programming in C for GTK+ is a mess. That system was not
created to be programmer-friendly at all in my opinion. Moving on to
C++, you have GTKMM or Inti (largely abandoned) or the xfce Foundation Classes, XFC (looks like it's abandoned, too!) -
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