Feature SS-53
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numeric quantity units including Percent sign '%

Created by Martin Kraska on 3/23/2014 6:23 PM Last Updated by smath on 2/16/2016 1:20 PM
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One of the most missed characters is the % sign (as a unit name, '%:0,01), in order to avoid ugly constructs like in the attachment.

Here is, how other units could be defined (percent and per thousand based on a proposal by Davide).

  <unit value="0.01" description="[inofficial] percent" dimension="All">
    <name lang="eng" text="'%" />
  <unit value="0.001" description="[inofficial] per thousand" dimension="All">
    <name lang="eng" text="'‰" />
  <unit value="0.000001" description="[inofficial] part per million" dimension="All">
    <name lang="eng" text="'ppm" />
  <unit value="12" description="[inofficial] dozen" dimension="All">
    <name lang="eng" text="'dozen" />
    <name lang="ger" text="'Dutzend" />
  <unit value="60" description="[inofficial] sixty" dimension="All">
    <name lang="eng" text="'sixty" />
    <name lang="ger" text="'Schock" />
  <unit value="1000000" description="[inofficial] million" dimension="All">
    <name lang="eng" text="'million" />
    <name lang="ger" text="'Mio" />
    <unit value="1000000000" description="[inofficial] billion" dimension="All">
    <name lang="eng" text="'billion" />
    <name lang="ger" text="'Mrd" />


    smath (Tuesday, February 16, 2016 1:19 PM) #

The following units added to standard SMath Studio package: '%, '‰, 'ppm and 'ppb (10^-9).

    Martin Kraska (Monday, June 16, 2014 11:11 PM) #

Unfortunately, the quantity units didn't make it to the new release 0.97.5280.

I do not see where to define the corresponding strings in the new unit definition file structure.