Norbert's Software

Last Update: June 26, 2022
Below are a number of utility programs I have written over the past twenty-five years or so. These programs are free software; you can redistribute them and/or modify them under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
These programs are distributed in the hope that they will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.
crvfit    (description) (source) : Fits data to curves defined by series

delrptln  (description) (source) : Deletes repeated lines in a file

dtorder   (description) (source) : Design Structure Matrix ordering (ver 2.0)
diversity (description) (source) : Calculates Diversity Metric

filesrt   (description) (source) : Sorts a file by a given field
filesrta                (source) : 

file_cut  (description) (source) : Skips initial characters of a file

formatb   (description) (source) : Convert text files to PostScript

hexdump   (description) (source) : Displays contents of a file in Hexadecimal

insrecdl  (description) (source) : Inserts newline delimiters for fixed records

lextract  (description) (source) : Extracts lines from a text file

mkindex   (description) (source) : Automates the creation of html indexes

mkchain   (description) (source) : Creates Markov Chains based on transition matrix

parser    (description) (source) : Extracts data from database flat files 

ca        (description) (source) : Cross Assembler for 6502 microprocessor (and potentially other 8 bit processors)

zlf       (description) (source) : Calculates Zonal Load and Zonal Load Factor for calculating required rating of shipboard power equipment

If you discover any bugs, or have any questions concerning these programs, please send me an email (
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