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Topic # 224175 6-Nov-2017 15:23
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I'm wondering what is a decent free or cheap calculator app for Windows 10, that allows me to type in and edit previous calculations in a freeform notepad style, e.g.

10 + 29.99 + 5.2 - 18 = 27.19
427 - 34.50 = 392.5

And better yet, allows note taking in with the calculations.

Bonus points for any natural language handling, unit and currency conversion, etc :-) Though I'd settle for something much simpler.

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  Reply # 1896128 6-Nov-2017 15:36
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If you use, or can adjust to, the "adding machine" method of data entry, then I highly recommend CalcTape. After getting so used to using a similar style physical calculator in my job I can't use a normal scientific entry method calculator by default any more, so I use this one instead of Windows default one. It allows you to comment, add notes, and change values, as well as save and come back to runs.

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  Reply # 1898106 9-Nov-2017 10:08
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Have you tried Onenote?


It natively undertakes calculation - e.g. type in "(4*6+1)^.5=", then hit enter, and Onenote gives you 5 as the answer.


I haven't used it enough to test the limits of its abilities.


Speedcrunch is also great as a straight calculator - but does not allow notes within etc.

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  Reply # 1898179 9-Nov-2017 11:12
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