Cal-Kit (C64, 5 1/4" Disk) Batteries Included - 1985 USA, Canada Release

From Eli's Software Encyclopedia
Packaging cover Cal-Kit.
Product ID BATTE0015
Platform(s) C64
Packaging Retail Box
Media 5 1/4" Disk
Copyright date 1985
Publisher(s) Batteries Included
Category(s) Productivity, Spreadsheet
Country of Origin Canada

Description from the packaging.

Throw away your pencil...

A better way to deal with numbers!
Ideal for: Cheque Book Balancing; Income Tax Preparation; Financial Planning; Budget Planning and much more!

Solve the most difficult home and business problems with one easy-to-use program: Cal-Kit!

Many home and business problems, from income tax to budgeting, involve rows and columns of numbers. Cal-Kit provides powerful but simple solutions, to save you time and reduce frustration. No more manual calculating, no more errors. Pencil, paper and calculator are replaced by an organized "worksheet" on your Commodore 64 computer screen. All you have to do is enter your data, and Cal-Kit does the rest. Calculations are performed automatically, to give you instant, accurate results. Take advantage of your computer's full number-processing power- without the need for programming or math skills!

More than just a powerful calculator; Cal-Kit is a complete problem-solving software package. A variety of pre-programmed templates or worksheets are provided to meet the most important home and business needs. These include:

  • Checkbook Balancer
  • Budget Planner
  • Income Tax
  • Balancing Sheet/Annual Statement
  • Net Worth
  • Metric Conversion
  • Home Energy Consumption Calculator
  • Home Improvement Materials Estimator
  • ...and many more

Over 20 ready-to-use, real-life applications on one disk. Each template defines the rows, columns and calculations for you. No time-consuming initial set-up of worksheets is required— all you do is enter data.

Cal-Kit's "What If" capability lets you plan ahead with confidence. For example, you can calculate the payments on a loan or montage, and then instantly see what would happen to those payments if interest rates go up. Simply change one number; and Cal-Kit automatically shows you the effects of that chary e on all the other numbers.

Easy And Convenient Operating Features:

  • 99 Row x 26 Column format accepts large amounts of data
  • Unique "Independent Variable Column Width" feature accommodates numbers or varying size, from very small to very large
  • On-screen help menu
  • Constant top-of-screen prompting
  • Easy cursor movement
  • Simplified, easy-to-remember commands
  • Comprehensive user manual and tutorials for each application template

Cal-Kit is so easy to learn, you will be using it almost immediately Take advantage of Cal-Kit's built-in pre programmed applications, or design your own customized worksheets using the program's logical math functions. Powerful solutions + simplicity + low low price. It all adds up to exceptional value, for software that will help you every day.

  • Full 80 column display option with the Batteries Included 80 Column Display Card!

System Requirements

Required RAM 64K

Box Scans

Retail Box cover Cal-Kit. Retail Box back Cal-Kit.



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