Source code for sas.sasgui.plottools.convert_units

"""
Convert units to strings that can be displayed
This is a cleaned up version of unitConverter.py
"""
import re
import string

[docs]def convert_unit(power, unit):
"""
Convert units to strings that can be displayed
"""
if power != 0:
if string.find(unit, "^") != -1:  # if the unit contains a powerer ^
toks = re.split("\^", unit)
if string.find(toks[0], "/") != -1 or \
string.find(toks[0], "-") != -1:
if power == 1:
unit = unit
else:
unit = "(" + unit + ")" + "^{" + str(power) + "}"
else:
if string.find(toks[1], "{") != -1:  # if found a {
find_power_toks = re.split("{", toks[1])
if string.find(find_power_toks[1], "}") != -1:  # found }
unit_toks = re.split("}", find_power_toks[1])
if string.find(unit_toks[0], ".") != -1:
powerer = float(unit_toks[0]) * power
elif string.find(unit_toks[0], "/") != -1:
power_toks = re.split("/", unit_toks[0])
powerer = power * int(power_toks[0])\
/ int(power_toks[1])
else:
powerer = int(unit_toks[0]) * power

if powerer == 1.0:
unit = toks[0]
elif powerer == 0.5:
unit = toks[0] + "^{1/2}"
elif powerer == -0.5:
unit = toks[0] + "^{-1/2}"
else:
unit = toks[0] + "^{" + str(powerer) + "}"
else:
raise ValueError, "missing } in unit expression"
else:  # no powerer
if  power != 1:
unit = "(" + unit + ")" + "^{" + str(power) + "}"
else:
raise ValueError, "empty unit ,enter a powerer different from zero"
return unit

if __name__ == "__main__":
# pylint: disable=invalid-name
# Input   ->  new scale  ->  Output
unit1 = "A^{-1} "  #             x                    A^{-1}
unit2 = "A"  #                   x                     A
unit3 = "A"  #                   x^2                  A^{2}
unit4 = "A "  #                  1/x                  A^{-1}
unit5 = "A^{0.5} "  #        x^2                      A
unit9 = "m^{1/2}"  #         x^2               m

# If you don't recognize the pattern, give up
# and just put some parentheses around the unit and write the transoformation:

unit6 = "m/s"  #                x^2               (m/s)^{2}
unit7 = "m/s^{2}"  #         1/x                 (m/s^{2})^{-1}
unit8 = "m/s^{4}"  #         x^2               (m/s^{4})^{2}

print "this unit1 %s ,its powerer %s , and value %s" % (unit1, 1, convert_unit(1, unit1))
print "this unit2 %s ,its powerer %s , and value %s" % (unit2, 1, convert_unit(1, unit2))
print "this unit3 %s ,its powerer %s , and value %s" % (unit3, 2, convert_unit(2, unit3))
print "this unit4 %s ,its powerer %s , and value %s" % (unit4, -1, convert_unit(-1, unit4))
print "this unit5 %s ,its powerer %s , and value %s" % (unit5, 2, convert_unit(2, unit5))
print "this unit6 %s ,its powerer %s , and value %s" % (unit6, 2, convert_unit(2, unit6))
print "this unit7 %s ,its powerer %s , and value %s" % (unit7, -1, convert_unit(-1, unit7))
print "this unit8 %s ,its powerer %s , and value %s" % (unit8, 2, convert_unit(2, unit8))
print "this unit9 %s ,its powerer %s , and value %s" % (unit9, 2, convert_unit(2, unit9))