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See Mac specs in metric and imperial units in MacTracker Apps
I just discovered this little gem by accident. I knit, and so I needed the actual physical size of my iBook, in order to create a laptop bag.

I opened Mactracker and attempted to highlight and copy the specs for my machine (from the General tab). However, when I clicked the specs, instead of highlighting, they switched to metric measurements. One more click seamlessly switched them back to imperial.

I exported the data, to see how that particular dataswitch was handled ... and, in the text version, the two are listed, one after the other.

It might not be a tip, but it was a nifty little feature(-ette) unknown to me, so I thought I'd share...
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U.S. customary units
Authored by: aaronrp on Jun 19, '06 09:54:04AM

I haven't opened MacTracker to check it out, but I think it's quite likely that the specs are given not in Imperial units but in the U.S. customary units. Imperial units such as gallons are different than the U.S. customary units, but have some of the same names (e.g., the "Imperial gallon" is bigger than the U.S. customary gallon.)

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