Brlcad/How to mged/units

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The units command can output or set the current units of distance measurement used by the system:

Determining the units of measure[edit]

Without a parameter, the units command outputs the current units of measurement:

units
You are now editing in 'cm'.  1 cm = 10 mm

Setting the units of measure[edit]

The units command can take a parameter that changes the current units of measurement:

units in
You are now editing in 'in'.  1 in = 25.4 mm

Supported units[edit]

The following units of measure are supported by brlcad:

  • um
  • mm
  • cm
  • m
  • km
  • in
  • ft