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Garden with Insight v1.0 Help: unit set

A unit set in Garden with Insight is a group of units that can be interchangeably converted and represent one type of measurement.

In most places where a unit is displayed, you can change it to the next unit in its unit set by clicking on it, or change to the previous unit in its unit set by shift-clicking on it (see How to change a unit).

The unit sets used in Garden with Insight are:

length -- microns (microns), millimeters (mm), centimeters (cm), meters (m), kilometers (km), inches (in), feet (ft), yards (yd), miles (mi)

angle -- degrees (deg), radians (rad)

temperature -- degrees C, degrees F

mass -- milligrams (mg), grams (g), kilograms (kg), metric tons (t), ounces (oz), pounds (lb), English tons (T) [Note the difference between metric tons (t) and English tons (T)]

area -- hectares (ha), square meters (m2), square kilometers (km2), square feet (ft2), square yards (yd2), acres (ac), square miles (mi2)

mass over area -- kilograms per hectare (kg/ha), metric tons per hectare (t/ha), kilograms per square meter (kg/m2), grams per square meter (g/m2), grams per square centimeter (g/cm2), pounds per acre (lb/ac), English tons per acre (T/ac), pounds per square yard (lb/yd2), pounds per square foot (lb/ft2), ounces per square foot (oz/ft2)

radiation -- megajoules per square meter (MJ/m2), kilowatt-hours per square meter (kWh/m2), calories per square meter (cal/m2), langleys, megajoules per square foot (MJ/ft2), kilowatt-hours per square foot (kWh/ft2), calories per square foot (cal/ft2)

volume -- milliliters (ml), liters (l), cubic meters (m3), quarts (qt), gallons (gal), liquid ounces (oz)

depth of liquid -- millimeters (mm), inches (in)

velocity -- meters per second (m/sec), millimeters per hour (mm/hr), miles per hour (m/hr), feet per second (ft/sec), inches per hour (in/hr)

pressure -- pascals (Pa), kilopascals (kPa), megapascals (MPa), kilograms per square centimeter (kg/cm2), atmospheres (atm), bars, pounds per square inch (lb/in2)

density -- grams per cubic centimeter (g/cm3), kilograms per cubic meter (kg/m3), metric tons per cubic meter (t/m3), pounds per cubic foot (lb/ft3), pounds per acre foot (lb/ac ft)

concentration -- grams per metric ton (g/t), grams per kilogram (g/kg), milligrams per metric ton (mg/t), pounds per English ton (lb/T), ounces per English ton (oz/T)

units that do not belong to a unit set -- hundreds of moles per kilogram (cmol/kg), kilograms per hectare per megajoule per square meter (kg/ha/MJ/m2), kilopascals per degree C (kPa/deg C), megajoules per kilogram (MJ/kg), kilograms per kilogram (kg/kg), meters per meter (m/m), years, days, hours, parts per million (ppm), fraction, percent (%), cubic meters per second (m3/sec)

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