The Visicalc Book Atari Edition

Prentice-Hall πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ 1982

Personal computer users and hundreds of businesses across the country are discovering a wide variety of uses for the new VisiCalc software program. The power of the software is that you design the model, so you are able to examine every step of your business operations. Once you have constructed the model, all of your "what if" questions will be answered in a matter of minutes, eliminating hours of manual calculating. If you are presently using VisiCalc on your Atari home computer, and want to learn more about its expanded uses, or are thinking about purchasing VisiCalc- this book is for you. It will show you how to build a model-, enter your data, and begin to explore all of your "what if" questions about estimates, or any aspect of your business you want to explore. There are a large number of practice problems included in this book to help the user become a skilled user.

The Table of Contents includes:

  • The VisiCalc Software Program
  • The Computer on Which We Use VisiCalc
  • The Uses for VisiCalc
  • The Data We Enter
  • System Users
  • The Capabilities of a VisiCalc System
  • The Power of VisiCalc
  • Getting Started
  • Commands
  • Labels, Numbers, Formulas
  • Built-in Functions
  • Creating Templates
  • Documentation
  • What Our Client, Secretary, or Boss Needs to Know