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Mac OS X Tiger in a Nutshell by Jason McIntosh, Chuck Toporek, Chris Stone, Andy Lester

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Name

units

Synopsis

units [options]

Interactively supply a formula to convert a number from one unit of measure to another. A complete list of the units can be found in /usr/share/misc/units.lib.

Options

-f filename

Use the units data in filename.

-q

The prompts for "you have" and "you want" won't appear.

-v

The version of units is listed.

[have-unit want-unit]

A unit conversion can be entered from the command line instead of using the interactive interface.

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