View Full Version : Another way to defeat Lotus 1-2-3 copy protection schemes

June 4th, 2010, 01:03 AM

There is a shareware program that emulates Lotus 1-2-3 and does graphing. It's called "As Easy As". It might have a list of keyboard presses and their functions at the top of the screen to make it easy to use (they are the same as the real thing), but it's been almost fifteen years since I've used the program, so I'm not rock-solid certain about that. The program is being offered by Computer-Reset in Texas, and it's on this page:


There is a small fee for duplication. I figure most of us just want to balance our checkbooks, but I imagine that you could get a 1-2-3 manual off of ebay and do all kinds of sophisticated ledgers or scientific calculations if you desired.