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quanta.define - Function

1.5.1 define a new unit name


Description

define defines the name and value of a user defined unit

Arguments





Inputs

name

name of unit to define

allowed:

string

Default:

v

quantity value of new unit

allowed:

variant

Default:

1

Returns
bool

Example

 
 
"""  
#  
print "\t----\t define Ex 1 \t----"  
print qa.define(’JY’,’1Jy’) # your misspelling  
#True  
print qa.define(’VLAunit’, ’0.898 JY’) # a special unit using it  
#True  
print qa.quantity(’5 VLAunit’)  # check its use  
#{’value’: 5.0, ’unit’: ’VLAunit’}  
print qa.convert(’5 VLAunit’,’Jy’)  
#{’value’: 4.4900000000000002, ’unit’: ’Jy’}  
#  
"""  
 

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