Techno Consultants Ltd
An Excel 2000 Template from Techno Consultants Ltd for
Conversion of Measurements in Various Units
UnitsCalc20050823-.XLT is a spreadsheet template for the conversion of measurements in
various units used by engineers and architects in the building trade.
The systems of units covered are: British Imperial System, French Metric System, U.S.
Customary System, the International System of Units and some other units used in
practice e.g. navigation, astronomy, etc.
Loading the Template on to your computer
UnitsCalc is supplied as an Excel 2000 Template, having .XLT as its filename extension.
To load UnitsCalc on to your computer, copy this file into Microsoft Office folder for its
Templates. Generally the path to this folder
If you are using Excel 97, the path to this folder is:
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Templates
However, the template has been developed in Excel 2000 and may not function as normal
in Excel 97.
To load and use the Template in Excel, choose:
File, New and the select the file UnitsCalc20050823-
If you receive an Excel Warning about running Macros and are prompted for whether to
load them, answer YES to Load and Enable Macros. UnitsCalc incorporates VB Macros
and to allow your computer to use them is vital for its operation.
• The file size is under 500 KB. At 3 KB/second, your download time would be
around 4 minutes.
• A mouse click on any unit instantly converts the measurement value to rest of the
units in conversion tables.
• Conversion values can be copied to the clipboard for use elsewhere.
• Decimal place control for normal size numbers.
• Full Documentation is included within the template i.e. Features, Consistent Set of
Units, User Notes, Terms and Conditions of Use and Revision History of the
Conversion Tables & Unit Quantities
Free fall (g), Kilometres/h