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Matcad SI unit

Matcad SI unit

Matcad SI unit

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Hello all,

I have a Matcad worksheet that has been done in imperial unit. I would like to display all the sheet in SI unit automatically, but when I change the Unit system in worksheet option dialog box, nothing really happenned.

Is it possible to do this ? or we need to change all units individually ?

Regards,

Paul

RE: Matcad SI unit

It is likely that the units were originally typed in rather than using the default units. You will have to delete all result units, then when you change the unit system option they will change.

RE: Matcad SI unit

If you manually entered the imperial units in the results, then yes, you'll need to manually change them.

That said, since version 12 of the original Mathcad, the file format was changed to XML, which is text-editable, so one can imagine an editor macro that replaces imperial with SI. You'd look for

CODE --> XML

					<ml:unitOverride>
						<ml:apply>
							<ml:div/>
							<ml:id xml:space="preserve">lbf</ml:id>
							<ml:apply>
								<ml:pow/>
								<ml:id xml:space="preserve">in</ml:id>
								<ml:real>2</ml:real>
							</ml:apply>
						</ml:apply>
					</ml:unitOverride>
					<result xmlns="http://schemas.mathsoft.com/math30">
						<unitedValue>
							<ml:real>0.14503773773020923</ml:real>
							<unitMonomial xmlns="http://schemas.mathsoft.com/units10">
								<unitReference unit="inch" power-numerator="-2"/>
								<unitReference unit="pound_force"/>
							</unitMonomial>
						</unitedValue>
					</result> 

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RE: Matcad SI unit

I was not a real fan of going to XML based on the speed of save/open but the possibilities of external editing is a definite plus.

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