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Re: Quantity

Hello Bob,

thank you for this information.

But what I am especially looking for is the list of the unit strings in the correct spelling for Mathematica in Quantity[magnitude,unitstring], not only the general overview of units in the NIST-website. In the old Units-package (Mathematica 8 and earlier) each unit was a symbol and a list of all units available could be obtained in the correct format and spelling by ?Units`*. This is obviously not possible anymore as there is no package and all units are strings.


Am Freitag, 20. September 2013 12:54:30 UTC+2 schrieb Bob Hanlon:
> >From the documentation for Quantity: "Supported units include all those specified by NIST Special Publication 811." Which is linked to Also, see tutorial on Unit Discovery: Bob Hanlon On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 1:21 AM, H. Ke=DFler <kessler.hannes at> wrote: > Hello, > > is it possible to obtain a list of all unit strings recognized by default > in Quantity[magnitude,unit] expressions in Mathematica 9? I cannot find > such an information in the Mathematica help. > > Thank you, best regards, > Hannes > >

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