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    Re: Direct methods
    From: Dave Walden
    Date: 2007 Nov 03, 07:30 -0700

    >From the spread sheet:
    
    "enter min unsigned unless dec degrees equal zero, gha 0-360, alt
    0-90"
    
    Its seems to work for me.  Can you post an input set that fails?
    
    
    
    On Nov 3, 5:54 pm, "George Huxtable" 
    wrote:
    > 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 geo...---.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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