When our co-founder David was 21, his father asked him to create an app for
the hospital department where he worked. 15 years later, that request has
resulted in the Calcapp you know today. In this essay, David chronicles our
long history and the road that led us here.
You can now import spreadsheet data and use it with drop-down fields. Watch
our video tutorial to learn how to use the new feature. Also, customize the
loading screen and use powerful new formula functions to process text.
Finally, new color themes make it a snap to experiment with app colors.
You can now customize the loading screen, also known as the splash screen.
Change the colors or hide the logo, the progress indicator or both. You can
also fully disable the loading screen, which is useful for apps embedded in
You can now set base colors for your entire app through the start screen.
These colors affect not just your panels but also the loading screen. We have
also added a theme selector with five pre-defined color themes to allow you to
more easily experiment with colors.
Calcapp now supports three new text-processing functions, enabling you to
determine if text matches a certain pattern and to extract and replace text,
also using patterns. The three functions use so-called regular expressions.
The new CHOOSE function can be used as a compact, fast alternative to IF in
some situations. Use it together with the Index property of drop-down fields
to quickly return data matching a value selected by your user.