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Is there a way to perform unit conversions from within Spotlight? For example I want to convert 1 ft^3 to cm^3 in spotlight.

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There isn't really any way to customize the Spotlight menu or add features to it.

I know it would be nicer to display the results inline, but it doesn't take that long to search with Google either:

There are some Alfred extensions that use Google's calculator API or Wolfram Alpha's API, but they display the results as notifications, so you can't copy them as text.

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Apple's Calculator app has that ability and it should be implemented into Spotlight. –  Borut Tomazin Mar 25 '13 at 8:04
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