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APPENDIX A

DOWNLOADING AND LINKING THE LIBRARY

any of the planner/tracker functions can be accessed. you should now see the AIR directory in the variable list. For example. :0:Y . ENTER). Following the transfer. there will be a file in the current directory named FLYING or TIMER. enter the memory mode (orange-shift VAR) and select CRDIR. Upon pressing the VAR key. By pressing the FLIGHT menu key. The program consists of simply: << 1786 MENU PLANR.APPENDIX A After downloading the flight and timer library files from the bulletin board. in the HOME directory (blue-shift ' ). To make the subdirectories.dvr" does not appear in the menu. Use of the library requires making a directory and two subdirectories. and depending on which file has been transfered. The "r. and create a directory named PLANES just as in creating the AIR directory. the flight library should be stored in the memory card port. or from a file on a disc for your PC. Follow this by also creating the subdirectory RTE. To store the timer library in the calculator memory. a new menu will appear which reads "PLANr. alpha. If you have a memory card which is larger than 32 kb.e.DVR is the complete name of this flight planner entry point.DVR KILL >> . above. To do this. the timer library can also be stored in the memory card. AIR. repeat the above procedure using port 0 (i. From this point. go to the HOME directory and set up for a BINARY file transfer (in the SETUP submenu of the I/O menu).where Y is any number). press the AIR menu key. To do this. The directory must be named AIR. If you have one 32 kb card. download one of the library files to the HP48SX.dvr". a program can be placed in the HOME directory. Store this file in a port. To do this. follow the same instructions as for storing the flight library. To permit more rapid access to the library. but PLANR. enter the name AIR ( alpha.FILES under the AIR directory. and the timer in port 0.

Storing this program in the HOME directory and executing it will immediately call up the first menu in the library.[Note: The program above is on the disk as 'FLY'. . Exiting the library will return to the directory from which the library was initiated. -jkh-] The KILL is important to clear and return to the stack display.

APPENDIX B PROGRAMMING AIRPLANE CHARACTERISTICS .