use qalculate instead of gcalctool
celtic at sairyx.org
Mon Feb 13 12:02:13 GMT 2006
> yes I _am_ serious about that.
> I think qalculate has a much more intuitive interface than gcalctool.
> gcalctool tries to simulate a physical table calculator offering a
> virtual keyboard, but this is fundamentally wrong since the user
> already has a physical keyboard.
> Furthermore gcalctool makes the mistake of forcing the use of its
> virtual keyboard - you cant simply edit the input field.
> Qalculate might seem overloaded at the first sight, but I'd rather
> call it complete.
> Since gcalctool also offers advanced calculations, but you will loose
> your result on switching the mode and get your screen filled up by
> dozens of equal sized(i.e. no preference) buttons.
> I already filed bugs on gcalctool about that, but I was told it would
> be better to simplify qalculate than enhancing gcalctool.
I am inclined to agree. qalculate's interface is much nicer in general,
is seems to be more useful in general.
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