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Old 02-16-2009, 01:35 PM   #1
david.karr
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Need to define arithmetic functions and evaluate with different values


I have a need to be able to interactively enter different arithmetic functions that reference user-defined variables, and then interactively evaluate those functions with different values for those variables.

I didn't see a way to do this with gcalctool. It looks like qalculate might do this for me, but I can't figure out how it works. The docs for it are a little rough.
 
Old 02-16-2009, 02:12 PM   #2
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Sounds like LISP with Slime would be killer for this...APL would also be great but is NOT FUN without an APL keyboard.
 
Old 02-17-2009, 11:19 AM   #3
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Yeah, that was pretty silly of me. I already had what I needed. Ordinary lisp interaction mode works fine. Good to write defuns again.
 
  


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