Conversions Tool

This tool converts units of measure to another type. For example, metres to feet.

It is found at Tools | Conversion. Its icon is Conversions Tool iconwhich is a representation of an area which can be adjusted for size.

Seven (7) types of measure are converted, each with their own tabsheet :

Area

Distance

Fuel

Mass

Temperature

Velocity

Volume

 

Take for example the Temperature tabsheet. To convert Celsius to Fahrenheit. You select Celsius from the 1st drop down box and Fahrenheit from the 2nd drop down box. Key 0 into the 1st edit box. This signifies 0 degrees Celsius. This is the temperature at which water freezes. The number to the right of Celsius changes to 32 which signifies 32 degrees Fahrenheit. Key 100 into the 1st edit box. This signifies 100 degrees Celsius. This is the temperature at which water boils. The number to the right of Celsius changes to 212 which signifies 212 degrees Fahrenheit.

(2009)

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