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pm_adddimension

Adds new dimension to unit registry

Syntax

pm_adddimension(dimension,unitname)

Description

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pm_adddimension(dimension,unitname) adds a new unit dimension with a fundamental unit, unitname.

Examples

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Add a new unit dimension.

pm_adddimension('length','m')

The unit registry contains a new dimension, length, with a fundamental unit of meter, m.

Input Arguments

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Name of dimension to add to the unit registry, specified as a string. You can specify any string.

Data Types: char

Fundamental unit used for the new dimension, specified as a string. The string must be a valid unit name: it must begin with a letter and contain only letters and numbers.

Data Types: char

Introduced in R2007a

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