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Computer languages C  +
Full description The units program converts quantities exprThe units program converts quantities expressed in various systems of measurement to their equivalents in other systems of measurement. Like many similar programs, it can handle multiplicative scale changes. It can also handle nonlinear conversions such as Fahrenheit to Celsius, and it can perform conversions to and from sums of units, such as converting between feet plus inches and meters. Beyond simple unit conversions, units can be used as a general-purpose scientific calculator that keeps track of units in its calculations. You can form arbitrary complex mathematical expressions of dimensions including sums, products, quotients, powers, and even roots of dimensions. Thus you can ensure accuracy and dimensional consistency when working with long expressions that involve many different units that may combine in complex ways. The units are defined in an extensive, well annotated data file that defines over 2500 units. You can also provide your own file to supplement or replace the standard file.o supplement or replace the standard file.
GNU package identifier units  +
Homepage URL http://www.gnu.org/software/units/  +
Interface command-line  + , console  +
Is GNU true  +
Keywords conversion  + , scales  + , quantities  + , multiplication  + , units  + , calculation  +
Last review by Janet Casey +
Last review date 19 May 2002  +
License GPLv2orlater + , GPLv3orlater +
License verified by Deborah Nicholson  +
License verified date 11 December 2007  +
Name units  +
Prerequisite description readline  +
Prerequisite kind Weak prerequisite  +
Real name Adrian Mariano  +
Related projects Portable Unit Converter (PUC) +
Resource URL mailto:bug-units@gnu.org  +
Resource audience Bug Tracking  + , Developer  + , Support  +
Resource kind E-mail  +
Revisionid 19,960  +
Revisiontimestamp 18 November 2013 17:00:03  +
Revisionuser User:Luther9 +
Role Maintainer  +
Short description Unit conversion and calculation  +
Submitted by Database conversion +
Submitted date 1 April 2011  +
Use science  +
User level none  +
Version date 11 July 2013  +
Version download http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/units/  +
Version identifier 2.02  +
Version status stable  +
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Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 17 May 2014 02:02:47  +
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EmailThis property is a special property in this wiki. adrianm@gnu.org  +
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