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Calc convert function [closed]

asked 2013-07-29 11:59:02 +0200

Kev2 gravatar image

I would like to know the keywords for the convert function. I understand the syntax is: =convert(value;"text;"text") and I need to know the list of units conversion.

I've read in the help, the conversion factors are given in a list in the configuration, but I couldn't find where to set them up. I've read in the fx dialog, the configuration is stored in calc.xcu file but i don't have it, should I make one? What is the format?

Thanks in advance.

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answered 2013-07-30 00:46:31 +0200

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updated 2013-07-30 01:03:38 +0200

You will find the Unit-Texts here. And as @oweng mentioned you have to use CONVERT_ADD. While the CONVERT function is only for currency convertion. I compiled a convertion list with the convertion factors. When I figure out how to attach it I wll do so.

Looks like one can only attach picture files.

Another list from the OASIS Document here with convertion factors. Not all of them are implemented in CALC.

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answered 2013-09-15 01:56:42 +0200

Kev2 gravatar image

My doubt is solved, I appreciate very much your help. Thanks!

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answered 2013-07-29 12:44:38 +0200

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This is not a complete answer to your question, however according to this recent mailing list thread you probably should be using the CONVERT_ADD function rather than the CONVERT function.

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