# barleycorn to pica (PostScript) conversion

Conversion number between barleycorn and pica (PostScript) is 2. This means, that barleycorn is bigger unit than pica (PostScript).

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Switch to reverse conversion:
from pica (PostScript) to barleycorn conversion

### Enter the number in barleycorn:

Decimal Fraction Exponential Expression
 barleycorn
eg.: 10.12345 or 1.123e5

Result in pica (PostScript)

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 precision 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 [info] Decimal: Exponential:

### Calculation process of conversion value

• 1 barleycorn = (exactly) ((254/30000)) / ((254/60000)) = 2 pica (PostScript)
• 1 pica (PostScript) = (exactly) ((254/60000)) / ((254/30000)) = 0.5 barleycorn
• ? barleycorn × ((254/30000)  ("m"/"barleycorn")) / ((254/60000)  ("m"/"pica (PostScript)")) = ? pica (PostScript)

### High precision conversion

If conversion between barleycorn to metre and metre to pica (PostScript) is exactly definied, high precision conversion from barleycorn to pica (PostScript) is enabled.

Decimal places: (0-800)

barleycorn
Result in pica (PostScript):
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### barleycorn to pica (PostScript) conversion chart

 Start value: [barleycorn] Step size [barleycorn] How many lines? (max 100)

visual:
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## Multiple conversion

Enter numbers in barleycorn and click convert button.
One number per line.

Converted numbers in pica (PostScript):
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## Details about barleycorn and pica (PostScript) units:

Convert Barleycorn to other unit:

### barleycorn

Definition of barleycorn unit: =  1⁄3 in. of chiefly historical interest

Convert Pica (PostScript) to other unit:

### pica (PostScript)

Definition of pica (PostScript) unit: ≡ 12 points .

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