New on CTAN: smartunits

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Thu Feb 4 12:57:59 CET 2016

Andrew Mathas submitted the



Version:  1.1  2016-02-03
License:  lppl1.3

Summary description:  Converting between common metric and Imperial units

Announcement text:

 A LaTeX package that implements automatic conversions
 between (some) metric and Imperial units.


      \SmartUnitSettings{metric imperial, places=1}
      \SmartUnit{cm=10}                % 10 cm (4')
      \SmartUnit{celsius=20}           % 20 C (43 F)
      \SmartUnit{miles=5}              % 8 km (5 mi)
      \SmartUnit{miles=5, precision=1} % 8.0 km (5 mi)
      \SmartUnit{miles=5, km=7}        % 7 km (5 mi)


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   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Petra RĂ¼be-Pugliese

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