Formulas 1.1. Formulas in the calculator

To use the Praat calculator, go to the Praat menu and choose Calculator... from the Goodies submenu. Or simply type Command-U anywhere in Praat.

Calculating numbers

You can do arithmetic computations. Type the formula

8*17

and click OK. The Info window will pop up and show the result:

136

Calculating strings

You can also do text computations. Type the formula

"see" + "king"

and click OK. The Info window will show the result:

seeking

Calculating arrays

You can perform computations on vectors (arrays of numbers). Type the formula

{ 11, 13, 17 } + 0.5

and click OK. The Info window will show the result:

11.5
13.5
17.5

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