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Old 04-06-2010, 10:48 PM   #1
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How come the spreadsheet will NOT allow me to select "Alkalinity CaCO3" (vs. the Bicarbonate HCO3 option)?

My report from Ward Labs has the former number, not the latter.

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Old 04-06-2010, 11:22 PM   #2
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Um, mine allows either. I just click the radio button for the one I'm using. Perhaps you have a corrupt file. Did you use the one at www.ezwatercalculator.com?

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When I do it, it gives me an "error" message if I try to use it as Caco3. It works fine as Hco3, though.

If I use the "open office" link, it opens to a read-only document, so it's useless for me.

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Divide by 61 and multiply by 50 to convert Alkalinity as CaCO3 to HCO3.

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Mine works fine for both. Sounds like something is askew in the cell formula. IIRC, there was something about that bug in the original thread, but I thought TH fixed it with this release.

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Old 04-07-2010, 12:42 AM   #6
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Nope, I just (again) downloaded a copy. No go.

Doc, are you certain about the .82 conversion factor?? Could you point me to a source...although you never lied to me before...

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