The Main Form

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When the program is started, you will be presented with a blank working area.

From the File menu choose Open to load an existing data set, or Reopen to load one that you have used previously. The program will "remember" the 6 most recently-used data files.

 

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Once a data set is loaded or a new data set created, methods can be selected from the drop-down menus, and the calculations for each method will be displayed in individual tabbed pages. The title of the data set is displayed in the top bar of the program.

 

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Along the top bar are a number of drop-down menus. These work in the same way as any other standard Windows program.

File: To open, save, export and print data sets.

Edit: To cut copy and paste to and from the active window.

Planning: To create simulated data.

Open methods: To undertake calculations on populations that can change in size during the study period.

Closed methods: To undertake calculations for populations that are assumed to have remained constant during the coarse of the study.

Help: To enter the Help system.

About: Details about the program version.