Setting Units

This task explains how to customize units of the current session.
  1. Click the Options button I_OptionsCATlet.gif (147 bytes).
    The Options dialog box appears.

  2. Click the Units tab.

    You can now customize default units.
  3. Select the line with the magnitude whose unit is to be redefined.

    The list of available units for this magnitude is displayed in the List of units drop-down box.
    For example, if you want to redefine the Area unit, the list of available units is:
  4. Select the unit you want to set as the new default unit.
    The magnitude definition is updated.

  5. Click OK to confirm your choice.
    The new settings will apply immediately both to systems already loaded and to those subsequently loaded. The default values for area and voltage are square meters (m2) and volts (V).