Blockpad files are saved as a Blockpad file type - .bpad.
In addition to that, Blockpad can open and save to Excel files, and you can save files as a pdf.
Blockpad includes its own robust, fully-tested math and formula engine.
If you're more used to Excel, no worries. You can export your Blockpad equations to Excel to see exactly what's under the hood.
Both—with Blockpad you can do 100% of your work online, or 100% of your work offline. It's your choice.
Our downloadable program for Windows gives you full control of your own files, and you don't need an internet connection.
We also have the full program available online as a web app, so you can work in your internet browser and share files with your team.
There are a few ways you can share your work. Foremost, you can share a Blockpad file online, and they can view it as a guest in the web browser, with any permissions you give. You can also save a Blockpad file to excel or pdf, and share that file.
Yes! Blockpad has solver sections for solving systems of equations and implicit equations.
Blockpad is very fast, even with big files. Just how fast depends on how it's used.
In conventional spreadsheets, you can reference cells in one sheet from another sheet. You can do this in Blockpad too, but a "sheet" can be a word processor, spreadsheet, or drawing.
These calculators can be used in-line with other calculations inside of the desktop app. We call these calculation modules "blocks". You can use ours or create your own.
Yes, but it works a little different than Excel. Blockpad has its own scripting language called Stemscript that is used to write macros, modules, and blocks (our in-line calculation modules). If you're interested, please contact us for more information.