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The type Function in the Natural Units Environment

Description

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In the Natural Units environment, the global type function is replaced by a type function that converts any unevaluated arithmetic operators, equalities, or inequalities to their global equivalents.  The first argument is tested to check whether it is a valid unit name.

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For more information about this function, see the global type help page.

type(a1 = 3, 'name=integer');

true

(1)

with(Units[Natural]):

:-type(a1 = 3, 'name=integer');  # this unexpectedly returns false

false

(2)

type(a1 = 3, 'name=integer');

true

(3)

:-type(m, name);

true

(4)

type(m, name);  # this unexpectedly returns 'false', because m is the meter

false

(5)

See Also

type

Units

Units/Natural

Units/Natural/arithmetic operators

Units/Natural/equalities

Units/Natural/inequalities

 


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