PLUS Bend supports both metric as well as English units. You can change the units at any time. Go to Tools>Unit settings.
|MKS / FPS / Custom||
You can select the one of the three choices to specify units for various
MKS - Metric system - Length in meter, Area in Sq.m.
FPS - Foot-pound system - Length in inch, Area in Sq.ft.
Custom - Select your own units. You can have Length in meter, Area in Sq.ft.br />
|Measure Type||This shows the measure for which the display unit needs to be set.|
|Unit||Select the units in which the display is required..|
|Precision||Precision for units displayed in as decimal.|
|Compact Form||This decides how the number is to be displayed - compact or the long form. 1.200 with Compact Form selected will be displayed as 1.2, while 4/8 will be shows as 1/2.|
|Example||Example of the selected units.|
For Units in fractional Inches the units can be input in following ways (say 1/32 is the display precision).
Consider you have to input 6.25 inches. It can be input in one of the following ways
6.25 or 6.25” or 6 1/4 or 6 1/4" or 6 8/32 or 6 8
Display fraction in Reduced form checkbox will help you to show the numbers in compact reduced form, say for example 4/16 will be displayed as 1/4 or a decimal number like 3.4500 will be displayed as 3.45./span>