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Solving simultaneous equations – Fortran dll

The file simultaneous.zip has been modified to allow access to a Fortran simultaneous equation routine, compiled as a dll.  The original file was posted in solving simultaneous equations.  The advantages of a compiled routine include: Much better performance Greater precision through … Continue reading

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Trigonometric Functions – dll

I have converted the trigonometric functions presented in this earlier post into a Fortran dll.  The dll and associated spreadsheet and add-in files can be downloaded from here. This file and the associated file Trig.dll provide trigonometric and hyperbolic functions not … Continue reading

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Silverfrost Personal Fortran

Silverfrost Personal Fortran is a Fortran95 compiler that is free for personal use.  According to the suppliers: “With Silverfrost FTN95: Fortran for Windows you can create console based, conventional Windows® and Microsoft .NET applications. Silverfrost FTN95 is the only compiler that … Continue reading

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Linking Excel to C – 3; Avoiding bottlenecks

The previous post in this series included a C dll to solve cubic polynomial equations that could be called from VBA.  The performance of this routine is compared with a VBA routine using a similar algorithm in the sceenshot below (rows … Continue reading

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Linking Excel to C – 2

In the previous post I decribed how to create four simple functions in Visual C++, and how to link them to an Excel spreadsheet or a VBA User Defined Function (UDF). This post will cover: Accessing arrays created in C++ functions … Continue reading

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