@LIBRARY VOLUME I
If you create financial worksheets, several of @Library Volume I's 48 @functions can save you work and recalculation time. If you often convert spreadsheet tables into databases to avail yourself of 1-2-3's or Symphony's database @functions for selective reporting, @Library offers two convenient alternatives. And if you automate your applications with macros, this package contains a number of @functions, each of which can do the work of several lines of macro code.
@Library's mixture of @functions complements rather than competes with the product called @functions#1 (Intex Solutions, Needham, Mass.), which was reviewed in our July 1988 issue. @Library is targeted more for financial, statistical, and mathematical applications than is @functions#1, which consists primarily of functions for string operations, calendar applications, and logical tests.
If you need to conserve memory, @Library may frustrate you. Its 48 @functions are grouped into four sublibraries so that you can attach to 1-2-3 or Symphony only those sublibraries containing the @functions you need. This design is intended to conserve memory. However, the way the @functions are grouped may be …