With the QuickCalc calculator, an interface that looks and functions like a hand-held calculator, you can perform mathematical, scientific, and geometric calculations, convert units of measurement, manipulate the properties of objects, and evaluate expressions.

- Overview of QuickCalc
The QuickCalc calculator includes basic features similar to most standard mathematical calculators.

- Access QuickCalc and Understand
Its Behavior
Use QuickCalc directly as you would with a desktop calculator, or use it transparently within a command or the Properties palette.

- Enter, Evaluate, and Retrieve Expressions
Enter expressions in QuickCalc using standard mathematical rules of precedence; review and retrieve computations from the History area; and understand the rules for using imperial units: length, area, and volume.

- Convert Units of Measurement
In the Units Conversion area of QuickCalc, you can obtain equivalent values for different units of measurement.

- Create and Use Calculator
Variables
The Variables area of QuickCalc stores calculator variables that you can access as needed. Calculator variables can either be constants or functions.