Category Archives: Computing – general

CSpline and Malware

I was recently informed that the Malwarebyte program was raising a warning for the CSpline2 download. On checking I found that the spreadsheet had a VBA module called frmPickwb which was not my code. The file has now been updated, … Continue reading

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Lambda and VBA

The new Excel Lambda function (see here for more details and links) is currently only available to those signed up to the Beta Preview version of Excel 365, but is has been favourably reviewed by almost all of those who … Continue reading

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Open Source FEA Code Links

There have been many posts here based on code from the book Programming The Finite Element Method, with the Fortran code either translated to VBA, or with VBA links to compiled Fortran Code. I recently discovered: The “Programming the Finite … Continue reading

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Spherical Geometry and Vincenty’s Formulae

Wikipedia has detailed articles on: Spherical Geometry  and Vincenty’s Formulae (for geometric calculations on an ellipsoid). The spreadsheet Vincenty.zip uses those resources to perform the following calculations, using both on-sheet calculations and VBA user-defined functions (UDF’s): Calculation of distance and … Continue reading

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Import Data from a Picture to Excel

The myOnlineTraininghub blog recently had a post entitled Import Data from a Picture to Excel which sounded promising, since I often need to extract data from Autocad files saved to a pdf. From the link, it seems that if I … Continue reading

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