Adding precision to Ubuntu Calculator unit conversion

In the Ubuntu calculator, these are the values I get when converting from Millimeters to Inches:

6.25 mm = 0.25 in
6.3 mm = 0.25 in
6.35 mm = 0.25 in
6.4 mm = 0.25 in
6.45 mm = 0.25 in

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Is there a way to get more precision in the inch value?

This is regarding the conversion functionality in Advanced Mode, not entering the conversion equations in by hand.

Asked By: bwroga

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Yes, you can.

Result:

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Open calculator. You will see something like this:

Calculator

In the top bar, choose "Advanced" instead of "Basic":

Advanced calculator

Now, to convert length, choose "Length" instead of "Angle":

Change length

Choose the two measurements you are converting:

Measurements

Type in your number:

Number

Finally, press "To" and convert your integer from one measurement to the other:

To

Converted

There are also different number formats, like scientific or engineering:

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Answered By: John Carter
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