# line to pica (PostScript) conversion

Conversion number between line [ln] and pica (PostScript) is 0.5. This means, that line is smaller unit than pica (PostScript).

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

### Enter the number in line:

Decimal Fraction Exponential Expression
 [ln]
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 line = (exactly) ((254/120000)) / ((254/60000)) = 0.5 pica (PostScript)
• 1 pica (PostScript) = (exactly) ((254/60000)) / ((254/120000)) = 2 line
• ? line × ((254/120000)  ("m"/"line")) / ((254/60000)  ("m"/"pica (PostScript)")) = ? pica (PostScript)

### High precision conversion

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

Decimal places: (0-800)

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

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

visual:
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## Multiple conversion

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

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

Convert Line to other unit:

### line

Definition of line unit: ≡  1⁄12 in.

Convert Pica (PostScript) to other unit:

### pica (PostScript)

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

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