Calculate Quickly

Say you need to make a quick calculation. You might want to calculate sales tax, VAT, or a foreign currency conversion; or perhaps compute a percentage, area, or volume. You can use Apple’s Calculator app, or any of a number of third-party apps, but if all you need is a single calculation, LaunchBar can save you the time of opening another app or fumbling around on your desk for a physical calculator.

In this chapter, I’ll tell you how to use LaunchBar to perform simple—and complex—calculations in a jiffy.

Invoke the Calculator

LaunchBar’s calculator is designed for simple calculations, when you just need a quick result, but it can also carry out complex calculations. You can invoke the LaunchBar calculator in one of several ...

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