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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What's new in Duometrix version 2.1?
  2. What are the hardware and software requirements for Duometrix?
  3. Where is the Duometrix license form?
  4. How do I register Duometrix on my computer once I have received my license key?
  5. What is the reference for Duometrix unit conversions?
  6. How can I display the full name of units in the Duometrix Excel Add-in?
  7. How can I copy the unit abbreviation to the right of converted range in the Duometrix Excel Add-in?
  8. Does Duometrix run on the Mac?

  1. What's new in Duometrix version 2.1?
  2. Version 2.1 is a free update to version 2.0. If you purchased a license of Duometrix version 2.0, simply uninstall it, then download and install version 2.1 and register it with the license key you received for version 2.0.

    Version 2.1 adds 4 new subjects: Chemistry, Environment, HVAC and Oil and Gas. The Excel add-in adds the ability to convert units to a different range on the spreadsheet, thus retaining the original range.

    i) The new Chemistry subject has 102 units in 11 categories.
    Excel Add-in Chemistry Units


    ii) The new Environment subject has 99 units in 10 categories.
    Excel Add-in Environment Units


    iii) The new HVAC subject has 86 units in 12 categories.
    Excel Add-in HVAC Units


    iv) The new Oil and Gas subject has 55 units in 9 categories.
    Excel Add-in Oil and Gas Units


    v) You can now convert units to a different range on the spreadsheet, thus retaining the original range. For this you proceed as usually (see "How to Use"), but instead of clicking, Shift-click on the destination unit...
    Duometrix Converting to a Different Range


    ... then click on the top left cell of the range where you want the converted values to appear. The converted range is displayed, but the original range remains.
    Duometrix Different Converted Range


    To cancel unit conversion during this procedure, press the Escape button and confirm cancelation.
    Duometrix Cancel Conversion



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  3. What are the hardware and software requirements for Duometrix?
  4. System requirements are 4.0 MB Ram, Excel 2000 or higher, Windows Vista with .NET 4 Framework or higher.

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  5. Where is the Duometrix license form?
  6. Please see the screenshots below. For Duometrix add-in, the license form is found by → unit converter → unit converter options → license.
    For Duometrix standalone, the license form is found by → help → license.

    i) For Duometrix add-in, the license form is found by → unit converter → unit converter options → license. A sample computer ID is shown.
    Excel Add-in License Form


    ii) For Duometrix standalone, the license form is found by → help → license. A sample computer ID is shown.
    Windows Standalone License Form


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  7. How do I register Duometrix on my computer once I have received my license key?
  8. When you purchase a license, you will receive a 16-character license key. You need to save this key to your computer to enable permanent use of Duometrix. You can save this key either to the Excel Add-in or to the standalone program, as shown below. You do not need to save it to both programs - once it is saved in one program, it will automatically be recognized in the other as well.

    i) You can save your license key either from the "Unit Converter Options → License" window in the Excel Add-in Subject Panel: ...
    Saving license key in Excel Add-in


    ii) ... or you can save it from the Windows standalone program:
    Saving license key in Windows standalone program


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  9. What is the reference for Duometrix unit conversions?
  10. The reference is NIST Special Publication 811, 2008 edition, "Guide for the Use of the International System of Units (SI)", which can be found here. Please note that K511 Technologies is not associated with, nor endorsed by, NIST.

    For environment units, the reference is EPA "AP-42 Appendix A: Miscellaneous Data and Conversion Factors", which can be found here. Please note that K511 Technologies is not associated with, nor endorsed by, the EPA.

    Duometrix is certified by the Association of Software Professionals.

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  11. How can I display the full name of units in the Duometrix Excel Add-in?
  12. i) Select "Unit Converter Options" in the Excel Add-in Subject Panel:
    Excel Add-in Unit Converter Options


    ii) Now select "Display Abbreviation and Name", then click the SAVE button:
    Display names


    iii) The full unit names now appear to the right of the abbreviations:
    Unit full names


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  13. How can I copy the unit abbreviation to the right of converted range in the Duometrix Excel Add-in?
  14. i) Select "Unit Converter Options" in the Excel Add-in Subject Panel:
    Excel Add-in Unit Converter Options


    ii) Now select "Copy Unit Abbreviation to the Right of the Selection", then click the SAVE button:
    Copy Abbreviation Option


    iii) The unit abbreviation is now copied to the right of the converted range:
    Copied Abbreviations


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  15. Does Duometrix run on the Mac?
  16. No, at present, the only version available is for Windows.

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