William C Wickes

First Name:William C
Last Name:Wickes
Last Change:2017-08-13
Number of Files:24 (39th most prolific)
Number of Downloads:59,808 (154th most downloaded)

ASCII Encoder   (details) 48 ENG   4KB/1KB
Encodes HP 48 objects as ASCII for email attachments.
By William C Wickes. 1997/08/21

Automatic List Processing   (details) 48 ENG   2KB
Comments about automatic list processing in the G series and the CKn&Dispatch System RPL words.
By William C Wickes. 2008/08/13

Buglist   (details) 48 ENG   9KB
Discussion of early bug reports about the HP 48SX and the fixes for the actual bugs.
By William C Wickes. 2008/08/12

Complex Units   (details) 48 ENG   2KB
Questions and answers about imaginary units.
By William C Wickes. 2008/08/17

Creating Built-In Functions   (details) 48 ENG   1KB
Given x and F on the stack, where x is any argument, and F is a function of one argument (user-defined or built-in), this shows how to get 'F(x)'
By William C Wickes. 2008/08/12

Doc Jekyll & Mr Hyde 1.0   (details) 48 ENG   17KB/4KB
ScreenshotTired of too much "user-friendly" software? You can unwimp your HP 48 by loading this little library. Includes versions for both the S and G series.
By William C Wickes. 2008/08/17

GROB Format   (details) 48 ENG   2KB
An explanation of the binary object format of GROB graphics objects.
By William C Wickes. 2017/08/13

HP 28 to HP 48 Changes   (details) 48 ENG   5KB
A discussion of some of the differences between the HP 28 and the HP 48.
By William C Wickes. 2008/08/13

HP 48 Insights Programs   (details) 48 ENG   51KB/1+KB
Contains all the example programs from the book HP 48 Insights Part 1, by Bill Wickes.
By William C Wickes. 2017/07/09

HP 48SX Bugs and Fixes   (details) 48 ENG   8KB
A list of possible bugs seen in the 48SX Revision D ROM, and an answer from an HP engineer.
By Eric Toonen and William C Wickes. 2017/08/13

HP 48SX Remarks   (details) 48 ENG   6KB
Some initial remarks about the 48SX made after its announcement but before its release.
By William C Wickes. 2017/08/13

IFERR   (details) 48 ENG   5KB/1KB
Replacement for the built-in IFERR command.
By William C Wickes. 1997/08/21

IO-2   (details) 48 ENG   6KB/2KB
24 powerful (and dangerous) system-level routines by various authors.
By Rick Grevelle, William C Wickes, Joseph K. Horn and others. 2008/08/17

Life is Short and ROM is Full   (details) 48 ENG   2KB
The original source of the "life is short and ROM is full" quote.
By William C Wickes. 2008/08/17

Mode Browser   (details) 48 ENG   5KB/3KB
ScreenshotCreates an interactive modes display that displays most 48SX flag-controlled modes and their current states. The display shows seven modes at a time, with a pointer in the leftmost column that "selects" one mode and moves through the catalog.
By William C Wickes. 2008/08/24

New2Q   (details) 48 ENG   3KB/1KB
A more accurate version of the ->Q command.
By William C Wickes and Hewlett-Packard. 1997/08/21

PCOEF   (details) 48 ENG   2KB/1KB
Expects to find an algebraic expression in level 3, a name in level 2, and a number in level 1, where the expression is taken as a polynomial of order "number" in the variable "name". It returns a list of the polynomial coefficients in order of decreasing power.
By William C Wickes. 2008/08/19

PROOT   (details) 48 ENG   10KB/3KB
Super-fast polynomial roots finder, ported from the HP 71B Math Pac. Takes a (real) vector of coefficients in descending order, and returns a complex vector containing the polynomial roots.
By William C Wickes. 2008/08/20

Revision F   (details) 48 ENG   2KB
Explanation of why there are ROM revision letters and why there is no F despite evidence to the contrary.
By William C Wickes. 2008/08/17

RPL   (details) 48 ENG   1KB
Explains definitively what RPL stands for -- officially nothing, unofficially Reverse Polish Lisp.
By William C Wickes. 2008/08/17

Unit Converter for High-Energy Physics   (details) 48 ENG   3KB/1KB
Generalized form of CONVERT for the unit systems that are generally used in high-energy physics, where they set hbar=c=1.
By Matt Austern and William C Wickes. 1998/04/12

Unit Object Dimensions   (details) 48 ENG   2KB/1KB
Takes a unit object and returns eight real integers, each the power of one of the base units represented in the unit object argument.
By William C Wickes. 2017/08/13

Vectored Enter   (details) 48 ENG   2KB
Explains the undocumented (in the 48SX) vectored enter functionality.
By William C Wickes. 2008/08/17

XPurge   (details) 48 ENG   2KB/1KB
XPURGE is a safe combination of PURGE and PGDIR that works like PURGE except that it will blow away non-empty directories.
By William C Wickes. 1997/08/21

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