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Units: A Unit Conversion Program

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10. Environment variables

The units programs uses the following environment variables.

`LOCALE'
Specifies the locale. The default is `en_US'. Sections of the units database are specific to certain locales.

`PAGER'
Specifies the pager to use for help and for displaying the conformable units. The help function browses the units database and calls the pager using the +nn syntax for specifying a line number. The default pager is more, but less, emacs, or vi are possible alternatives.

`UNITSFILE'
Specifies the units database file to use (instead of the default). This will be overridden by the `-f' option.


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