If you would like to be an external tester for CALC 1. please contact me. You will then get notifications from the Apple Test Flight program when a new build is available. You can then download the build and give feedback before it is released. You are under no obligation and you can opt out at any time.
We are working on the biggest update to CALC 1 since it was introduced in 2010! This version should by the end of this summer.
Version 3.5 adds a HP 10bii reproduction to CALC 1.
Version 3.4.2 adds a new formatting option to not show trailing zeros.
Version 3.4 adds a HP 12C reproduction to CALC 1.
Also included are two CALC 1 versions of the 12C TVM calculators:
Version 3.3.1 adds minor additions to the K key (for repetitive chain calculations.), restoring inputs from history and calculator duplication.
This update brings the HP 10bii+ functions to CALC 1.
This version adds the chain calculation mode, popular with business and financial users.
If you are upgrading from a previous version of CALC 1, be sure to download the updated Focused Calculators. Also include the "Formula Calculators" download. Copy and paste this as the Formula Calculator "non-formula" keys, then delete it from the Focused Calculator list.
If you have Free CALC 1, download the updated Focused Calculators. If you haven't purchased any in app purchases, just delete your old version and download the latest version.
Turning on key clicks no longer mutes music.
Auto STO is no longer optional. It is always on.
A +/- key was added to the formula mode keyboard and replaced the (-) key. This will allow numbers to be negated anytime while they are being entered.
The Calculator Editor takes into account the changes in ALG/RPN mode.
Minor changes to some of the calculators. Some were missing the "=" command to automatically evaluate a pending expressing. Just tap the "Downloads" button in the calculator list, then "all" then "Download and Replace" to update your calculators.
Version 3 is not an automatic update to version 2.8.7. You can copy and paste calculators and keys from CALC 1 v2.x to v3.
Algebraic formula lock. Users now have a new "Calculation Mode" option, RPN or ALG. This gives users a full time algebraic mode. This is an enhancement of the formula mode from version 2 in that you have the formula and last result in the display. Also, starting a formula with a +, -, * , / or ^ operator will insert "rgX()" ("last" or "ans" in some other calculators) before the operator for quick calculations involving the last result. Using Auto STO, the keystrokes for using Formula Calculators is the same for ALG and RPN mode. See Calculations Using Algebraic Formulas for details. The Algebraic calculator from version 2 is not on version 3.
"%" has been added as an operator in formulas so formulas "123 + 5%=" can be used.
Downloads update. The list of available downloads now have separate sections. The Updates section will show the list of newer versions of calculators you have. The other section will show calculators that are available that are not installed. Available downloads that are not newer than what you have installed will not be shown. Instead of downloading calculators one at a time, you select the calculators to download (a check will appear) and tap a toolbar button to either download the checked calculators or download them and then replace the old version. The "All" button will select all updates. See Downloads for details.
New graphing framework. This has improved gestures for zooming and panning and will allow more graphs in future releases. See Formula Graphing for more information.
Significant digits number format option. This will display the set number of significant digits instead of decimal places. See Options for details.
An issue with the custom keyboard introduced in 2.8.6 and 3rd party keyboards has been reported. SwiftKey was the 3rd party keyboard but this issue probably is not limited to SwiftKey. The only work-around is to disable the third party keyboard if you are going to be editing or creating keys or Formula Calculators or using the Form Calculators.
I should have a fix soon.
New name, CALC 1, and icon.
The iPhone toolbar can now be shown in portrait mode on the iPhone. The buttons for the currency and UOM conversions have been added so users have quick access to all 5 utility screens (currency conversion, UOM conversions, History List, List Manager and Options) .
The toolbar has been added to the Algebraic Calculator so users now have conversions available from that calculator.
Imperial gallons, pints and ounces have been added to the volume UOM conversions.
This version contains major upgrades to the Formula Calculators to make them more powerful than ever!
Graphing has also been added to the Amortization Form Calculator.
The new custom keyboard also makes it easier to enter values for the Form Calculators input values.
When an operator is the first entry of a formula, "ans" is inserted in front of the operator.
Repeated tapping of the "=" for formulas with "ans" (ans + 1, for example) will re-evaluate the formula with the updated value for "ans".
The picker for the UOM and currency conversion selection has been replaced with a larger table style picker.
This version features 3 new Form Calculators:
Currency Conversions and UOM Conversions can be quickly accessed by tapping or double-tapping the CALC 1 logo on any Focused or Formula Calculator.
The conversion calculators have a new "Create Key" button. This will automatically create a key for that conversion that you can paste into any Focused Calculator.
Double tapping the CALC 1 logo now displays the UOM Conversions instead of increasing the number of rows displayed. There is a new swipe up/down gesture on the display to increase and decrease the number of rows displayed. This allows you to increase or decrease the number of rows, instead of only decreasing them.
The Amortization Form Calculator now has a "Date of First Payment" date picker. Selecting this date will label each payment of the results with the year and month. An annual summary will also be created.
The Amortization and Depreciation results view now allows the user to increase or decrease the text size to better fit their device and the values.
Version 2.8.3 is a release for Free CALC 1. It is th same as CALC 1 2.8.2 except for iAds and In-App Purchases.
Fixed the issue :When using an iPhone 6 Plus in landscape mode: Using the f() key to display the lists of functions in formula mode, the list of functions does not present itself correctly and it will not close after selecting a function. The workaround is to place the phone in portrait mode.
Auto STO is now turned on by default for new installations.
The TVM I/YR Focused Calculator is the default calculator for new installations.
Rename Financial: TVM PYR CYR to TVM IYR: This is just a new name for that calculator. This is available by Downloading it.
A new key was added to TVM I/YR, "RndPmt" when the shift key is pressed. Since PMT is calculated to many decimal places, you need to round the payment if you want to calculate the FV. In the past, you would recall the payment, then round it, then store the rounded value. This new key does this with one key.
Fixed Link to Rate CALC 1: The old link was wrong.
Stack size bug when rotating: Sometimes the stack number values took more than one row after rotating to landscape or portrait. This has been resolved.
Formula mode, smaller font: When you enter a formula in a focused or formula calculator that is larger than the text area, the font size with automatically be reduced.
Added the reload button to the help page view: Help pages are cached to save time and date usage. The reload button allows users to reload pages that look like they might be out of date. With a new release, a lot of help pages are being updated.
New Formula Calculators: These can be Downloaded from the Formula Calculator list.
When using an iPhone 6 Plus in landscape mode: Using the f() key to display the lists of functions in formula mode, the list of functions does not present itself correctly and it will not close after selecting a function. The workaround is to place the phone in portrait mode.
Version 2.8 has been updated for iOS "adaptive interfaces" (Supporting any size display or orientation of a device).
The History List has been updated to recall the results of past calculations.
The info buttons
has been replaced with "help"
buttons for on-line help for CALC 1.
Apple used the info button for "more information" and details about an item.
The info button is now used to display the calculator editors and history details.