This CHOOSE box is labeled BASE MENU and provides a list of numbered
functions, from 1. HEX x to 6. B R. This display will constitute the first page of
this CHOOSE box menu showing six menu functions. You can navigate through
the menu by using the up and down arrow keys, —˜, located in the upper
right side of the keyboard, right under the E and Fsoft menu keys. To
activate any given function, first, highlight the function name by using the up
and down arrow keys, —˜, or by pressing the number corresponding to
the function in the CHOOSE box. After the function name is selected, press the
@@@OK@@@ soft menu key (F). Thus, if you wanted to use function R B (Real to
Binary), you could press 6F.
If you want to move to the top of the current menu page in a CHOOSE box, use
„—. To move to the bottom of the current page, use „˜. To move to
the top of the entire menu, use ‚—. To move to the bottom of the entire
menu, use ‚˜.
Selecting SOFT menus or CHOOSE boxes
You can select the format in which your menus will be displayed by changing a
setting in the calculator system flags (A system flag is a calculator variable that
controls a certain calculator operation or mode. For more information about
flags, see Chapter 24). System flag 117 can be set to produce either SOFT
menus or CHOOSE boxes. To access this flag use:
H @) F LAGS —„ —˜
Your calculator will show the following screen, highlighting the line starting with
the number 117:
By default, the line will look as shown above.
The highlighted line (117
CHOOSE boxes) indicates that CHOOSE boxes are the current menu display
setting. If you prefer to use SOFT menu keys, press the @ @CHK@@ soft menu key
(C), followed by @@@OK@@@ (F). Press @@@OK@@@ (F) once more to return to
normal calculator display.