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Offline Benjaminbeer

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Water tool Calculate button missing
« on: October 05, 2017, 11:01:50 AM »
My water tool calculate best additions button is missing. What happen?

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Re: Water tool Calculate button missing
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2018, 02:33:40 PM »
I've been researching water profiles today and I just saw a video today about that button.  Yet... it's missing.  I guess this was removed in later releases of the product?  Was the tool just not reliable?

This the link and video I was talking about.

http://brulosophy.com/2014/09/29/brewing-water-primer-using-beersmith-and-brun-water/

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Re: Water tool Calculate button missing
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2018, 05:28:13 PM »
The latest version has the button labeled as 'match target profile'.  Check to make sure that button is present in your water profile tool.

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Re: Water tool Calculate button missing
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2018, 08:55:27 AM »
Wow... thank you!!!  I just began looking at this part of BS2.    I guess I didn't have a target loaded/entered and that's why it did nothing.

Quesiton/Problem solved!

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Re: Water tool Calculate button missing
« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2018, 08:56:44 AM »
May be off topic, but is there anywhere to read about how it performs all the calculations that this magic button does?

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Re: Water tool Calculate button missing
« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2018, 10:09:17 AM »
It is an iterative optimization routine designed to find the least squares fit to the ending mineral/salt concentrations from the starting point and the contributions of each of the listed possible mineral salts additions.

I last programmed one in Fortran for seven variables back in 1981 when I still had some interest in programming computers.
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