Available in: Plus, Pro Architectural

There are a number of supported methods for entering sizes (X&Y values, angles, lengths, offset values etc.) :-

Direct Input,
X, Y,
Polar,
Distance,
Scale Factor,
Arrow Key Input

All of these allow for the entry of actual numeric values or a calculation where on entry the resulting value of the calculation is used.

For example you may enter '2+2' or '8/2' or '28/2-10' rather than the answer '4'.
Obviously for simpler sums you may choose to just enter the calculated value but the calculations can contain a number of terms and the following operators are supported: +, -, *, /, ^, ( ), SIN, COS, TAN, ASIN, ACOS, ATAN, LN, EXP, SQR.

The following is an list shows examples of the entry format.

Calculation Entered | Value Calculated and Used** |
---|---|

29.2+3.8-9.5 | 23.5 |

6.35*3+50 | 69.05 |

COS(30)*20 | 17.32 |

20*SIN(30) | 10 |

SQR(40) | 6.32 |

3^3+20/4 | 32 |

** Rounded to 2 decimal places in some cases Note: Retail Planner 2.0Draft it uses the rule of 'Bodmas' when for this function i.e. brackets first, then division, then multiplication, then addition and subtraction.

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