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Post  Zmoore on 7/5/2016, 4:42 pm

[url=https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/60209039/MM Calculator.xlsx]https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/60209039/MM%20Calculator.xlsx[/url]

Just trying something to see if I can figure out how to upload a spread sheet.
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Re: MM (Mel's Mix) and Composting Material Calculator

Post  Zmoore on 7/5/2016, 4:45 pm

Nope, error 404.
What if I try this:
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/60209039/MM%20Calculator.xlsx
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Re: MM (Mel's Mix) and Composting Material Calculator

Post  Zmoore on 7/5/2016, 4:49 pm

Hmmm, that might work.
Some brave soul click the link in the second try above.  See if you get an excel spread sheet to download that you can "edit" and it functions, i.e. not just an image of a spread sheet.

Oh, play with number in the green boxes, no the red.  Green is input, red is calculated results.
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Re: MM (Mel's Mix) and Composting Material Calculator

Post  Zmoore on 7/5/2016, 4:53 pm

Well, worked for me.. kinda.
I was able to get to a spread sheet, but when I tried to edit a "green" number I got a "protected" message.  I just clicked "enable editing" and then was able to play with it.  
However, I have the original on my computer, so I still need a volunteer to see if anyone else can get to it.
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Re: MM (Mel's Mix) and Composting Material Calculator

Post  sanderson on 7/5/2016, 5:24 pm

I just tried it after enabling and renaming. The green entries work.

Question: Is this for you or were you thinking for the Forum? I have a couple of comments but I hate to dash your hours of work regarding the compost part.


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Re: MM (Mel's Mix) and Composting Material Calculator

Post  Zmoore on 7/5/2016, 5:34 pm

Was thinking for the forum, but it's a work in progress.
Started with just the simple volume calculations based on bed sizes, then started adding some other stuff I typically use.
Input welcome.  
I was just trying to see if it was possible to share on forum before I put anymore time into it.
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Post  pforrester1 on 10/26/2016, 5:09 pm

It worked for me. I was a bit dismayed b/c I might need more compost based on the calculator. I loved the number of 5 gal. buckets feature for Mel's Mix.
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Re: MM (Mel's Mix) and Composting Material Calculator

Post  Ginger Blue on 10/27/2016, 3:59 pm

Works for me.  Nice job, Zmoore; a well-crafted spreadsheet is a thing of beauty...

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Re: MM (Mel's Mix) and Composting Material Calculator

Post  CapeCoddess on 10/27/2016, 4:38 pm

@Ginger Blue wrote:Works for me.  Nice job, Zmoore; a well-crafted spreadsheet is a thing of beauty...

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