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    Re: Direct methods
    From: George Huxtable
    Date: 2007 Nov 3, 09:54 -0000

    Try again, d walden!
    
    He wrote, about his spreadsheet-
    
    "Revised version is attached which should fix the
    problem more elegantly."
    
    But in escaping from one trap, he has fallen into another.
    
    You will get wrong answers for negative values unless you attach a negative
    sign to both the degrees and the minutes that are input.
    
    I am aware of these difficulties, having in my time fallen victim to them,
    and several others, in the ostensibly simple process of inputting and
    outputting degrees-and-minutes.
    
    George.
    
    contact George Huxtable at george---.u-net.com
    or at +44 1865 820222 (from UK, 01865 820222)
    or at 1 Sandy Lane, Southmoor, Abingdon, Oxon OX13 5HX, UK.
    
    
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