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Parses a file with a certain structure and converts to the desired metric unit.

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# UniversalTranslator

Final individual project for the “Tendencias en desarrollo de aplicaciones” class.

## App objective

This CLI (Command Line App) can be used to convert from one longitude unit from the International Unit System to another one.

## App installation

First, you need to have pip installed; it’s the python package manager that you’ll use to then install the application. You can get it [here](https://www.liquidweb.com/kb/install-pip-windows/), however, it should be preinstalled on your system; still, I recommend upgrading to the latest version to avoid conflicts.

After installing pip, you can just run this command: pip install unitrans-evalir

When you install it with pip (beware, this will also install all of the CLI dependencies), you can then use it by running UniversalTranslator –help: this will display the help file with all the command options.

Example:

` pip install unitrans-evalir UniversalTranslator --pathname input.txt --writepath output.txt `

This example will take the input.txt file that you have created on the folder you’re in, process the contents, and write to the output.txt file the converted units.

### Note for windows users

For using the command line app, you MUST have installed these 3 things:

  • The latest version of Python 3.
  • The latest version of PyPI.
  • Git Bash. Using the normal windows prompt and powershell will not work. You MUST use the linux subsystem command line or the Git bash to use the application.

### Input Format example:

1 m cm: 1 meter to centimeters. 2 dm km: 2 decimeters to kilometers. For further info about usage, please refer to [this table on wikipedia.](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metre)

## Contributing:

Please take a look at the CONTRIBUTING.MD file.

## Miscellaneous

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