SI Converter Info/Help
This information has been developed by Lou Gervais. Many publications and
resources have been used to develop this conversion tool. All attempts have
been made to ensure the most complete and accurate information available but
is provided as is without limitations or
This tool handles more than 830 different conversions of various SI units of
measurements that include length, weight, volume, temperature and the conversion of
Binary, Decimal, Hex and Octal with full support of fractional numbers. It also supports
both positive and negative numbers from the user with selecTABLE range of precision
from 1 to 32 digits except for the Binary-Decimal-Hex-and Octal functions.
SI units and standard abbreviations have been used both to save space and support
international standards. Please be advised that as of this release the internal functions
updated from time to time to add additional conversion units or updates.
User Help and SI Converter use
User tip. The constants used and the results can be copied to the clipboard anytime
to be used elsewhere. (You know, that good old CTRL C to copy and CTRL V to paste)
- Select the Conversion Factor range (Top select popup window)
that you would like to work with. This is an alphabetic list
of conversion factors.
will dynamically rebuild the Web page with the correct selecTABLE
values needed to support the range choice that has been made.
- This is a Scrollable List
that you can select by pointing and clicking your left mouse
button over the Down Arrow Button
at the right hand side of the selection box.
- Now select from the FROM
popup box the specific unit of measure that is needed to convert
Note: Again this will dynamically
rebuild the Web page bring up only the valid units of measure
that are supported to convert TO.
- At this point you can accept the initial unit of measure to convert
TO or select one that is available
within the TO popup window.
- Again you can accept the default Precision"
value of 20 or select any value from
1 to 32.
- Please NOTE: All the Factors
needed to convert are now selected and you can accept the default
number of 1 and continue by pressing the
- You can over-ridden the default number of 1
Simply by OVERTYPING that value with whatever number you chose.
Positive or Negative numbers are supported, but leading blanks, commas,
or currency symbols are not supported.
- Now GO FOR IT. Press that
Convert Button and Enjoy.
- Don't worry about making a mistake. A friendly popup box will
guide you through those areas.
- All values will be maintained until you press the "RESET"
button or you manually change them.
- List of abbreviations used.
If you find an error or have a specific unit you would like to see added
please use the Feedback/comment link below.