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Currency Update

Currency If you are using Calc, you can download a properties file containing up-to-date currency conversions. The file was last updated .

Right-click on this link and select "Save As" or "Save Target As" from the menu. Then save the file to your Calc directory. Usually this will be something like C:\\Program Files\\Calc98*. Now follow the steps below depending on which version of Calc you are using:

Calc Version 5.3 for Windows:

Run Calc and select the Units dialog by clicking on the Units button, and click on the Edit button next to the properties drop-down box. If it is there, select "currency" from the properties list and click on the "Delete" button to remove the old currency data. Close the properties edit window and the properties window (if prompted to save the properties click "Cancel", as there is no need to save at this point). Now click on the Opt button and select the Data tab. Click on the Load Properties button and choose the file you just downloaded and click on the Load button. When the file has loaded click on the Save Properties button and type "default" as the file name and make sure it is saved to your Calc directory. This will ensure that the properties, which now include the updated currency data, will always be loaded when you start Calc. You can now close the Options dialog box. You should now have updated currency data!

Calc Version 5.6 for Windows:

Run Calc and select the Units dialog and click on the Edit button next to the properties drop-down box. Select "currency" from the properties list and click on the "Delete" button to remove the old currency data. Close the properties edit window and the properties window (if prompted to save the properties click "Cancel", as there is no need to save at this point). Now select Load Properties from the File menu and select the file you just downloaded. Finally, use the Save Properties option from the File menu and and type "default" as the file name and make sure it is saved to your Calc directory. This will ensure that the properties, which now include the updated currency data, will always be loaded when you start Calc. You should now have updated currency data!

Calc Version 5.3 for Pocket PC

You will need to copy the file you downloaded to the device. The easiest way to do this is to open ActiveSync and click on the Explore button. Then navigate to your "My Documents" directory. You can now transfer the file you just downloaded by dragging and dropping. Next, run Calc and select the Units dialog and click on the Edit button next to the properties drop-down box. If it is there, select "currency" from the properties list and click on the "Delete" button to remove the old currency data. Close the properties edit window and the properties window (if prompted to save the properties click "No", as there is no need to save at this point). Now select Load Properties from the File menu and select the file you just downloaded. Finally, use the Save Properties option from the File menu and type "default" as the file name and make sure it is saved to your Calc directory. This will ensure that the properties, which now include the updated currency data, will always be loaded when you start Calc. You should now have updated currency data!

Calc Version 5.6 for Pocket PC

You will need to copy the file you downloaded to the device. The easiest way to do this is to open ActiveSync and click on the Explore button. Then navigate to your "My Documents" directory. You can now transfer the file you just downloaded by dragging and dropping. Next, run Calc and select the Units dialog and click on the Edit button next to the properties drop-down box. If it is there, select "currency" from the properties list and click on the "Delete" button to remove the old currency data. Close the properties edit window and the properties window (if prompted to save the properties click "No", as there is no need to save at this point). Now select Load Properties from the Tools menu and select the file you just downloaded. Finally, use the Save Properties option from the Tools menu and choose "default" as the file name and make sure it is saved to your Calc directory. If necessary you may need to move the file from your My Documents folder to the /Program Files/Calc folder using File Explorer on the device or using ActiveSync Explorer. This will ensure that the properties, which now include the updated currency data, will always be loaded when you start Calc. You should now have updated currency data!