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Inputting abbreviated units [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Simpler input for the new unit support Is there a way to input abbreviated units directly from the keyboard? One can get a value with abbreviated units through the Wolfram/...
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Where can I find examples of good Mathematica programming practice?

I consider myself a pretty good Mathematica programmer, but I'm always looking out for ways to either improve my way of doing things in Mathematica, or to see if there's something nifty that I haven't ...
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Defining symbol shortcuts in the Front End

I was wondering (because I could not find any documentation on this) if it is possible to do shorthand abbreviations for domains or could one define them? E.g. In[1]:= Element[p,Complexes] Out[1]...
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Should 0 * 5ft be 0 or 0ft?

After playing with the new quantity system in Mathematica 9 for a while, I keep stumbling over this issue: 0 * Quantity[1, "Meters"] is not the same as ...
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Unexpected behavior of UnitConvert

When I evaluate this expression: ...
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Suppress connection to Wolfram|Alpha when making unit conversions

I want to speed up calculations with unit conversions. I suspect primarily that some units evaluate from Wolfram|Alpha. Any way to prevent this automatically, so that Mathematica throws errors/...
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Use of own unit abbreviations

I have been using AutomaticUnits in my calculations. In this package all I had to do was to declare the units I wanted e.g. mm, kN, sec, kPa, litres etc. in terms of existing units, and then use them ...
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Can you make the new “Choose color scheme” helper larger?

Mathematica 10 has a cool new "color data chooser" feature: My question is: Can you make that window larger? Right now, I can only see 3-4 color schemes at once, even though all 51 gradients would ...
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Getting all physical units with prefixes

How we can get the list with all physical units and prefixes from WolframAlpha and make symbols from the result to be equal their corresponding quantities like described in this post?
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Units: Custom-defined units possible? [closed]

Converting between revolutions per minute (RPM) and revolutions per second (RPS) is not straightforward for me in Mathematica. I know that $1\; \text{RPM} = \frac{2\; \times\; \Pi\; \text{Radian}}{\...
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How to insert a formula to FormulaData?

Unit Checking Demo In order to throw a unit error,we run the code ...
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Problems with my units? [duplicate]

I have my own unit is called "Euros" Input:5 Euros -3 Euros Output:2 Euros Input:5 Euros - 5 Euros Output:0 How can I make to get 0 Euros? Output: 0 Euros->That I want to get.!!!!!!!!