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HP50g small tips and trick
01-02-2017, 05:21 AM
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Hello all!

I have owned the HP 50g for a little less than 3 months and I have run into a pretty cool tip that I have run into on accident during Physics class. It makes unit converting even faster (even though it is already really fast)!

When converting units in RPN mode with soft menus on, type in the number and then attach its current unit. Then convert the number by simply pressing [Left Shift] and then press the key that has the desired unit you want to convert it to!

Example: There is a car going 30 meters/second. Convert it to miles per hour. The keystrokes would be... (Assuming the stack is blank, the TOOL menu is displayed, and the HP 50g is in RPN mode with soft menus on)

30 [RIGHT SHIFT] UNITS F6(Speed) F1(m/s) [LEFT SHIFT] F5(mph)

Did not find this in the HP 50g User's Guide and I LOVE how much faster unit converting gets! I hope someone finds this useful!
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HP50g small tips and trick - Vtile - 12-13-2016, 11:58 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - tdh79 - 12-19-2016, 11:27 AM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - franz.b - 06-13-2018, 10:55 AM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - ttw - 12-19-2016, 07:38 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - Carsen - 01-02-2017 05:21 AM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - Vtile - 01-03-2017, 08:55 AM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - grsbanks - 01-11-2017, 01:29 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - Joe Horn - 01-11-2017, 06:32 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - RichieHH - 06-16-2022, 08:43 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - Vtile - 01-11-2017, 06:05 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - grsbanks - 01-11-2017, 06:56 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - DavidM - 01-11-2017, 09:07 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - Vtile - 01-11-2017, 11:41 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - grsbanks - 01-12-2017, 09:19 AM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - Vtile - 01-17-2017, 01:30 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - ttw - 02-06-2017, 07:47 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - ttw - 02-20-2017, 09:21 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - C.Ret - 06-14-2018, 07:17 AM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - TomC - 06-23-2018, 04:50 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - Juan14 - 07-04-2018, 02:55 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - Joe Horn - 07-04-2018, 04:52 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - DavidM - 07-04-2018, 05:39 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - Carsen - 06-13-2018, 08:12 AM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - Vtile - 06-13-2018, 08:33 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - Carsen - 06-13-2018, 09:34 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - Joe Horn - 06-14-2018, 05:30 AM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - Vtile - 06-14-2018, 09:30 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - Carsen - 06-14-2018, 06:28 AM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - rprosperi - 06-14-2018, 12:08 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - Joe Horn - 06-14-2018, 01:09 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - DavidM - 06-14-2018, 02:27 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - Joe Horn - 06-15-2018, 02:15 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - Carsen - 06-15-2018, 08:36 AM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - Joe Horn - 06-15-2018, 03:20 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - Carsen - 06-16-2018, 08:40 AM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - Joe Horn - 06-16-2018, 06:15 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - pier4r - 06-16-2018, 07:15 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - DavidM - 06-16-2018, 09:26 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - grsbanks - 06-17-2018, 07:59 AM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - DavidM - 06-17-2018, 02:29 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - Vtile - 06-17-2018, 07:01 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - pier4r - 06-23-2018, 03:15 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - rprosperi - 06-23-2018, 04:26 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - pier4r - 06-23-2018, 05:43 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - TomC - 06-23-2018, 05:02 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - DavidM - 06-23-2018, 05:35 PM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - pier4r - 08-08-2018, 09:25 AM
RE: HP50g small tips and trick - pier4r - 08-08-2018, 11:18 AM



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