PowerUp Description

The pwrCONVERTDISTANCE PowerUp function converts a number with a given unit to an equivalent number in another unit. Many common units are included. Also included are Light Years.

PowerUp Syntax

pwrCONVERTDISTANCE(value, SourceUnit, TargetUnit)

The pwrCONVERTDISTANCE PowerUp function has the following arguments:

value – Required. This is the number you will be converting.

SourceUnit – Required. This is a value that represents the source unit which are detailed below.

TargetUnit – Required. This is a value that represents the target unit to which the conversion will be done. Any combination of the argument values below can be used.

CM – centimeters

FT – feet

IN – inches

KM – kilometers

LY – light years

M – meters

MI – mile

MM – millimeters

MU – microns

NM – nautical mile

YD – yards

Return Value

pwrCONVERTDISTANCE will return an equivalent number of SourceUnit expressed in TargetUnit.


For some of the very large or high precision numbers, the possibility for round off errors exists. Always verify the returned values.



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