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Month: April 2015

Re: [trinity-users] kcalc, revisited, FEATURE REQUEST

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Tue, 7 Apr 2015 16:50:58 -0500
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> Hi all;
> I did solve the previous complaint about the TDE version of kcalc losing
> its binary input and bitfield display, by making two links in the
> menu's, one to the old KDE kcalc, and one to the TDE kcalc.
> But I/we have another problem.  Back around kubuntu 6.04 LTS time, kcalc
> had a pair of menu macros to do inch to metric, and metric to inch.
> By ubu 10.04 LTS, those disappeared, apparently never to be seen again.
> Whats chances those could be resurrected for the R14.2 version of TDE?
> Surely the older codebase still exists someplace, and for us who live in
> both worlds as I was in electronics for 55 years of my working life, and
> that pair of macro's were, while they existed, handier than bottled beer
> & sliced bread in keeping the two measurement worlds on the same page
> around my piece of this planet.  But now its gone.  Sniff...
> Cheers, Gene Heskett

I don't have the Ubuntu source archive from that long ago; if you can dig
up a working source (I need the source .debs, not the binary .debs) it
should be trivial to port.

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