Source code for honeybee.units

"""Utility functions for converting and parsing units of length."""

# global properties to set all supported units
UNITS = ('Meters', 'Millimeters', 'Feet', 'Inches', 'Centimeters')
UNITS_ABBREVIATIONS = ('m', 'mm', 'ft', 'in', 'cm')
    'Meters': 0.01,
    'Millimeters': 1.0,
    'Feet': 0.01,
    'Inches': 0.1,
    'Centimeters': 1.0

[docs]def conversion_factor_to_meters(units): """Get the conversion factor to meters based on input units. Args: units: Text for the units. Choose from the following: * Meters * Millimeters * Feet * Inches * Centimeters Returns: A number for the conversion factor, which should be multiplied by all distance units taken from Rhino geometry in order to convert them to meters. """ if units == 'Meters': return 1.0 elif units == 'Millimeters': return 0.001 elif units == 'Feet': return 0.305 elif units == 'Inches': return 0.0254 elif units == 'Centimeters': return 0.01 else: raise ValueError( 'You are kidding me! What units are you using? {}?\n' 'Please use one of the following: {}'.format(units, ' '.join(UNITS)) )
[docs]def parse_distance_string(distance_string, destination_units='Meters'): """Parse a string of a distance value into a destination units system. Args: distance_string: Text for a distance value to be parsed into the destination units. This can have the units at the end of it (eg. "3ft"). If no units are included, the number will be assumed to be in the destination units system. destination_units: The destination units system to which the distance string will be computed. (Default: Meters). Returns: A number for the distance in the destination_units. """ # separate the distance string into a number and a unit abbreviation distance_string = distance_string.strip() try: # check if the distance string is just a number return float(distance_string) except ValueError: # it must have some units attached to it for i, ua in enumerate(UNITS_ABBREVIATIONS): try: # see if replacing the units yields a float distance = float(distance_string.replace(ua, '', 1)) u_sys = UNITS[i] break except ValueError: # not the right type of units pass else: # we could not match the units system raise ValueError( 'Text string "{}" could not be decoded into a distance and a unit.\n' 'Make sure your units are one of the following: {}'.format( distance_string, ' '.join(UNITS_ABBREVIATIONS)) ) # process the number into the destination units system if u_sys == destination_units: return distance con_factor = 1 / conversion_factor_to_meters(destination_units) if u_sys != 'Meters': con_factor = con_factor * conversion_factor_to_meters(u_sys) return distance * con_factor