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I found and installed an add-on to Firefox (might be available to other browsers, IDK) called Everything Metric - Auto Unit converter. If I just type in 80°F the add-on will convert it automatically. I also see conversions from other people's posts too. (I didn't key the [27°C].)
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If I ever want a conversion, I just type it into the search bar in FF and Google tells me the answer, no add-on required.

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I like the fact that it does it 'automagically'. I can use the systems I'm familiar with and the add-on converts it and adds it to my posts. I used to bring up the calculator, switch it to whatever measurement conversion was called for, enter the raw value, capture the converted value, then add it to my posts.
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BobH wrote:
05 Jan 2023, 00:12
I found and installed an add-on to Firefox (might be available to other browsers, IDK) called Everything Metric - Auto Unit converter. If I just type in 80°F the add-on will convert it automatically. I also see conversions from other people's posts too. (I didn't key the [27°C].)
Ooh now that I have Everything Metric, you and I have one less thing to haggle over :evilgrin:
Have you found the setting that changes to C and then eliminates the original reference so that this:
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will look like this:
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Thanks for eliminating another bone of contention between Burma, Liberaia, and the USA and me :hello:
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I gave up contending with bones for Lent some years back. :grin:
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BobH wrote:
06 Jan 2023, 01:25
I gave up contending with bones for Lent some years back. :grin:
(12) BobH might be amused by the operation of his Conversions link. It converts within a system, for example "feet to miles", not just between systems.

I shall have to look further into this. I carefully worded everything in Imperial, just for you, Bob :grin:, and felt that the automatic conversions back to metric was irrelevant because, mostly, I was not concerned with specific units. I was looking for relative values such as 1/24th and 1/30th.

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