Macro-Based Spreadsheets

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Macro-Based Spreadsheets

Post by chasmoran » Sat Mar 09, 2013 1:44 pm

Hi!

Up until now - as you may know - I've been posting a series of revisions of a budgeting worksheet, Moneystar, which runs under As-Easy-AS for DOS. (If, by the way, you've downloaded any in the past, please be aware of the *latest*, improved, corrected version, posted under my previous topic within the last week or so!) Anyone familiar with the DOS version of As-Easy-As will know that its automated functions are programmed as macros into the spreadsheet cells themselves, rather than as Visual Basic code.

The history of my own use of the As-Easy-As macro language is that I learned it when I first began programming the spreadsheet to run a household budget in the early 1990s and, although I've been attempting recently to learn VB in order to produce a modernised budget program for Windows, it's an uphill task for a 60-year-old with as little free time as I have these days. So, although it may be a heretical thing to post on a Trius forum, I'm wondering if anyone knows of another macro-based spreadsheet already in existence which runs under Windows? (I believe the Windows version of As-Easy-As is VB-based, like Excel.)

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Charlie Moran

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Post by chasmoran » Sat Mar 09, 2013 8:17 pm

PS: For those kind souls who have indulged me the past months by downloading the Moneystar budgeting tool, here we go again... The latest, improved, corrected version wasn't quite as improved and corrected as it should have been, so please see my other topic for the *genuine* latest, improved, corrected, etc.

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Re: Macro-Based Spreadsheets

Post by StevePeters » Tue Apr 09, 2013 3:17 pm

chasmoran wrote:So, although it may be a heretical thing to post on a Trius forum, I'm wondering if anyone knows of another macro-based spreadsheet already in existence which runs under Windows? (I believe the Windows version of As-Easy-As is VB-based, like Excel.)
Why would that be a heretical thing to post? It's not that they have some current product that you are advertising against, or something! BTW, I thought that Aseasy for windows had some "programming-like" additions, but it still run based on macro scripts. I may be recalling incorrectly, someone else her may have a better memory.

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Re: Macro-Based Spreadsheets

Post by geoff12 » Sat Aug 17, 2013 6:06 am

As long as you have a computer that runs windows XP or earlier,as easy as for windows works well. The macros are fine but different from the DOS version. So you have to rewrite them. The help section in ASE is excellent so not an impssible task just a long one.

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Post by MaryTw » Tue Aug 20, 2013 2:13 pm

Runs fine in Windows 7, 32-bit, as well :-)

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