This episode features CalcMagic, originally released in 1985 by Antic Software. This is a spreadsheet. It was developed by Metamorphosis Development and programmed by Dave Middleton.
Ad from Antic Software catalog in 1988:
CalcMagic in Action
Cell extents on XL (Z-254):
Working with ranges:
Worksheet Commands menu:
Saving (notice replace prompt):
Saving (new file):
Global Formatting – Column Width:
Clearing entire sheet:
Cell width change:
Splitting the view:
Disk Commands menu:
Load a DIF file (like an export from VisiCalc or SynCalc):
Same spreadsheet from above as created with VisiCalc (DIF used to load it):
The dataset entered is a listing of all Inverse ATASCII episodes including the season, episode, title, and length in time.
Entire output of documentation:
- AtariMania: http://www.atarimania.com/utility-atari-400-800-xl-xe-calc-magic_30580.html
- Inverse ATASCII S2E08 Synapse SynCalc: https://inverseatascii.info/2016/02/23/s2e08-synapse-software-syncalc/
- Inverse ATASCII S1E08 VisiCorp VisiCalc: https://inverseatascii.info/2015/01/13/s1e8-visicalc/
Intro music is an excerpt from a chip tune by Wizwars named 8 Bit Raceway. It is used under Creative Common license Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States.